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Monument Number 1044028

Hob Uid: 1044028
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Lynton and Lynmouth
Grid Ref : SS7145043541
Summary : A sub-rectangular enclosure is visible on aerial photographs as a slight earthwork on Thornworthy Little Common, west of Saddle Gate. Its precise date and function are uncertain, however it may well be a post medieval stock pen or enclosure.
More information : SS7135 4352 Bank forming sub-rectangular redundant field west of Saddle Gate seen by McDonnell (1) on air photos (2).
Not Investigated (3)

A sub-rectangular enclosure is visible on aerial photographs as a slight earthwork on Thornworthy Little Common, west of Saddle Gate. Centred at approximately SS 7135 4352, the enclosure measures 14 metres long by 13 metres wide, and is degfinied by a low narrow bank measuring up to 2 metres wide. A break in the bank on the eastern side may represent a former entranceway. Its precise date and function are uncertain, however it may well be a post medieval stock pen or enclosure (4).

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : McDonnell R 1977-85 CRAAGS Exmoor Air Photo Survey
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Air Photos:Jul 1946 RAF/106G/UK/1655,4065
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Sainsbury I S 30-MAR-1995 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 4
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF 106G/UK/1501 3226-27 13-MAY-1946
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Subrectangular Enclosure, Stock Enclosure
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Bank (Earthwork)
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 18170
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 SW 118
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01