MSO9216 - Undated mounds on the Wootton Courtenay and Cutcombe Parish boundary (Monument)

Summary

Three mounds are shown on the Cutcombe Tithe Map of 1842 along the Wootton Courtenay and Cutcombe parish boundary. The Ordnance Survey map of 1889 shows boundary posts. Field investigation could reveal no trace of these features.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 9067 4149; SS 9086 4131; SS 9106 4113 Mounds shown on parish boundary. [1] "Mounds shown on parish boundary. Nothing now visible" and "Long stone. Nothing on ground" marked on Ordnance Survey Archaeological Division 6 inch map. [2] Nothing now visible. [3] The 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889 shows Boundary Posts along the Wootton Courtenay and Cutcombe Parish boundary [4]. There are no obvious mounds as boundary markers in the area; a boundary stone is recorded as MSO9244. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1842. Cutcombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS94SW.
  • <3> Unpublished document: PITCHER, GHP. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 16 June 1965.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889, Somerset 46(2).
  • <5> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1997.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9085 4131 (297m by 269m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11161
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW30
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 37030
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33491

Record last edited

Jul 28 2020 4:54PM

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