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Monument Number 975399

Hob Uid: 975399
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Brompton Regis
Grid Ref : ST0143033940
Summary : Post Medieval trackways, visible as earthworks, crossing King's Brompton Common. The trackways form a distinctive cross pattern radiating from about the the centre of the common. Some of the trackways can be seen extending beyond the Common, especially those heading south west. The tracks have been recorded as earthworks on aerial photographs and survive on the ground as smoothed earthworks in an area of improved pasture.
More information : ST 015 340. Trackways, King's Brompton Common. For details see county SMR. (1)

The post Medieval trackways described by the previous authority were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. The trackways form a distinctive cross pattern, with the centre at ST 0143 3394. Some of the trackways can be seen extending beyond the Common, especially those heading south west. (2-4)

These features were confirmed on the ground during RCHME field reconnaissance. They survive as smoothed earthworks in an area of improved pasture. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Somerset County Council SMR 29 Sep 1986
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/1944 3144-3145 23-JAN-1947
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/70387 500-501 25-SEP-1970
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Source Number : 4
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : SOC HSL UK 71180 RUN 01 8866-8867 07-SEP-1971
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : R Wilson-North 11 Nov 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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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 : Trackway
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33427
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 03 SW 30
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, NAR/SMR DATA EXCHANGE PILOT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1986-01-01
End Date : 1986-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: BRENDON HILLS MAPPING PROJECT, NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 1998-01-01
End Date : 1998-10-01