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Neroche Area Key Historic Sites Location Map

Orchard Portman Once the seat of the famous Portman family



Thurlbear Church Grade 1 listed Norman Church

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Orchard Wood Hillfort Early Iron Age Hillfort

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Playstreet Deserted Medieval village established in 11th century


Castle Neroche Iron Age hillfort and Norman motte & bailey


^ Crown Copyright. All rights reserved. Forestry Commission. GD272388, 2001. Culmstock Beacon Part of a system of fire beacons

Hemyock Castle A small late-medieval castle now part of a private house

Wellington Monument Built to honour the Duke of Wellington Ringdown Barn Typical C19th Blackdown Hills farm building

Quants Wood Remains of an unfinished reservoir

Leigh Hill Encampment SiteVictorian militia summer encampment

Wychwood Lake Duck decoy lake, early C20th

Robin Hoods Butts A group of Bronze Age round barrows shown in GREEN

RAF Culmhead Trickey Warren WWII air base

Poundisford Park Boundary shown in ORANGE

Britty - Deserted post-medieval farmstead

Hawks Moor Medieval deer park and deserted cottages - shown in BROWN

Forest of Neroche Approx boundary of Medieval Royal Forest - shown in RED

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Staple Deer Parks Approx boundaries of C13th deer parks shown in BLUE


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