MSO9061 - Undated trackway east of Gupworthy (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a possible trackway of unknown date are visible as a faint earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1971.

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Protected Status

Full Description

The faint earthwork remains of a possible trackway of unknown date seen aligned west-northwest to east-southeast between SS 9700 3552 and 9732 3545, traceable for approximately 350 metres. Further to the west is a second possible trackway (MSO9060) that may be a continuation of this trackway. The trackway is visible as a single ditch surviving as a faint earthwork and was mapped from aerial photographs. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. HSL/UK/71 177/Run97/8783 (7 September 1971).
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1166734, Extant 27 April 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9716 3546 (341m by 111m) Centred on
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1184
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10103
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE122
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1166734
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13946

Record last edited

Apr 27 2022 5:08PM

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