MSO9258 - Alledged enclosures north of Cutcombe (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
Enclosures seen as aerial photograph marks and plotted on the Sites and Monuments Record map.  Nothing of archaeological interest is visible at the national grid reference cited, which falls in an improved pasture field. The area is a prominent ridge with bedrock just outcropping in places (for example at SS 9310 3944). It is probable that the lines of outcrop have been mistaken for archaeological features.  The marks shown on the old Sites and Monuments Record map are rectilinear with an open west end and a constriction towards the east. There is no indication of the source of the aerial photograph.  The `cropmark enclosures' described by the Sites and Monuments Record were identified on vertical aerial photographs, during the Brendon Hills Mapping Project. These features were considered to be of modern, agricultural origin and were therefore not plotted. [4-5]
- <1> SSO551 Map: SMR map 6" SS93NW.
- <2> SMO5111 Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. Wilson-North, R. 06/11/1997.
- <3> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Webster, C. Somerset County Council Sites and Monuments Record Officer -/08/1998.
- <4> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 4297-8. 11/04/1947.
- <5> SMO6667 Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NW.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9307 3948 (141m by 122m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1089084 (Original Monarch entry: 1089084)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO550
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11206
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW 13
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1089084
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33536
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Jan 29 2013 12:29PM
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