Source/Archive record SEM8543 - Archaeological walkover survey: Wallover Down, South Regis Common, Castle Common and Fullaford Down

Type Report
Title Archaeological walkover survey: Wallover Down, South Regis Common, Castle Common and Fullaford Down
Author/Originator
Date/Year 2018
Publisher Hazel Riley
ENPA project name Mires
Hazel Riley report
Digital Object Identifier 10.5284/1082830

Abstract/Summary

A walkover survey of land on Wallover Down, South Regis Common, Castle Common and Fullaford Down was carried out in November and December 2017 in advance of Mire restoration to be carried out by the Exmoor Mires Partnership. The work was carried out in order to characterise, quantify and locate known and unknown heritage assets within the defined survey areas. The are contains lots of features which relate to the late 19th Century enclosure and improvement of common land which borders Exmoor Forest, as well as several unrecorded medieval hollow ways and a Bronze Age cairn.

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Referenced Monuments (43)

  • 19th Century field boundaries on South Regis Common (Monument)
  • 19th Century stone quarry on Wallover Down (Monument)
  • 19th Century stone quarry west of Wallover Down (Monument)
  • 19th Century stone quarry west of Wallover Down (Monument)
  • 19th Century stone quarrying on Wallover Down (Monument)
  • 19th or 20th Century drainage system on Castle Common (Monument)
  • 19th or 20th Century drainage system on Fullaford Down (Monument)
  • 19th or 20th Century field boundary on Fullaford Down (Monument)
  • 19th or 20th Century linhay on Fullaford Down (Building)
  • Bronze Age barrow north of Weirs Combe (Monument)
  • Bronze Age barrow north of Weirs Combe (Monument)
  • Bronze Age barrow or burial cairn on South Regis Common (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn, and/or medieval or post-medieval boundary marker on Castle Common (Monument)
  • Chope's Well (Monument)
  • Disputed late prehistoric hut circles east of Shoulsbarrow Castle (Non-antiquity)
  • Medieval hollow way south of Hunger Gate (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow way west of Shoulsbarrow Common (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways north of Weirs Combe (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways northwest of South Regis Common (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways on Fullaford Down (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways on Shoulsbarrow Common (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways on South Regis Common (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways on South Regis Common (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways west of Wallover Down (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways west of Wallover Down (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval field boundaries south of Old Close Quarry (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat cutting on Castle Common (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat cutting on Fullaford Down (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat cuttings on South Regis Common (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat stand or boundary marker on Castle Common (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat stand or boundary marker on Castle Common (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat stand or boundary marker on Castle Common (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval quarry and hollow ways south of Wallover Down Gate (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medival field system on Wallover Down (Monument)
  • Natural feature on Wallover Down (Non-antiquity)
  • Possible Bronze Age hut circle on Shoulsbarrow Common (Monument)
  • Possible late prehistoric hut circle on Castle Common (Non-antiquity)
  • Post-medieval bank and ditch north of Weirs Combe (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches on South Regis Common (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage system on South Regis and Shoulsbarrow Common (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage system southeast of Hunger Gate (Monument)
  • Post-medieval peat cuttings southeast of Hunger Gate (Monument)
  • Undated features on Fullaford Down (Monument)

Referenced Events (4)

Record last edited

Oct 26 2021 3:51PM