MSO8957 - Narrow ridge and furrow system on Withiel Hill (Monument)

Summary

An extensive system of narrow ridge and furrow of medieval or post-medieval date, visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Full Description

Extensive system of narrow ridge and furrow on rough ground to the north of the dismantled West Somerset Mineral Railway (record LIN 103), SS 9923 3493. The majority of this field system is located on sheet SS 93 NE. The ridge and furrow cultivation lies within a banked field system described in record MMO806. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3146-8 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93SE.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9923 3492 (point)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO763
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE90
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1121392

Record last edited

Aug 15 2017 5:26PM

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