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Monument Number 1120034

Hob Uid: 1120034
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Brompton Regis
Grid Ref : SS9648030570
Summary : Earthwork features of Medieval or Post Medieval date in fields surrounding Lower and Higher Cowlings. Features include ridge and furrow, field boundaries, a possible trackway and a linear mound. The whole area has now been disturbed and landscaped as part of Wimbleball Reservoir.
More information : Earthwork features of medieval or post medieval date in fields surrounding Lower and Higher Cowlings. Features include a single field of ridge and furrow at SS 9663 3051, approached fron the west by a double banked linear feature, possibly a trackway. To the north at SS 9655 3059 lies an elongated mound (possibly a pillow mound). To the north of the modern lane, linking Higher and Lower Cowlings is a linear bank, possibly a field boundary. (1-1b)

The whole area has been disturbed by the construction of Wimbleball Reservoir, and subsequently landscaped to provide car parking and an amenity area.(2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/1944 1153-4 23-JAN-1947
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Source Number : 1b
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : ENP 1RFC AF/94 1065 06-OCT-1994
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : R Wilson-North 7 Sep 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Field Boundary, Trackway, Ridge And Furrow, Mound, Pillow Mound
Evidence : Earthwork, Conjectural Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Field Boundary, Trackway, Ridge And Furrow, Mound, Pillow Mound
Evidence : Earthwork, Conjectural Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 93 SE 40
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Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: BRENDON HILLS MAPPING PROJECT, NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 1998-01-01
End Date : 1998-10-01