MSO9065 - Possible trackway northeast of Gupworthy Farm (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a possible trackway of unknown date are visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1947. It may be associated with the Smokey Bottom ironstone pit.

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Full Description

The faint earthwork remains of a possible trackway of unknown date. It appears as a single incised feature approximately 300m long with a further south-western section which appears to have four parallel elements, possibly recuts of the route. The entire feature measures 500m and is aligned NE-SW between SS 9760 3506 and 9806 3530. It is possible that the trackway may be associated with the Smokey Bottom ironstone pit. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/3338 11-APR-1947.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9785 3517 (457m by 262m) (Centred on)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1188
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10107
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE126
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166859
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13950

Record last edited

Apr 30 2018 11:05PM

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