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Monument Number 1492795

Hob Uid: 1492795
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS7936034338
Summary : A medieval or post medieval hollow way or track is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs south east of Sherdon Cottage and Sherdon Bridge, Exmoor. It is not depicted on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1891, suggesting it was abandoned prior to this date, and may have been connected with the track leading to Sherdon Cottage.
More information : A medieval or post medieval hollow way or track is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs south east of Sherdon Cottage and Sherdon Bridge, Exmoor. Centred at approximately SS 7934 3434, the hollow way is visible as a wide ditch running approximately north-south, with a slight narrow bank on the eastern side. It measures some 75 metres in length and up to 5 metres wide. It is not depicted on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1891, suggesting it was abandoned prior to this date, and may have been connected with the track leading to Sherdon Cottage (1-2).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/96559 123-24 07-MAY-1996
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:2500 1891
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Hollow Way, Trackway
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1891
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Hollow Way, Trackway
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 73 SE 81
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Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01