Earthwork and ancient fields south east of Lyscombe Bottom, Melcombe Horsey / Cheselbourne - West Dorset

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Earthwork and ancient fields SE of Lyscombe Bottom
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1002456
  • Local Planning Authority: West Dorset
  • Site Type: Barrier


  • County: Dorset
  • District / Borough: West Dorset
  • Parish: Melcombe Horsey / Cheselbourne
  • Parliamentary Constituency: West Dorset
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Animal burrowing - extensive
  • Trend: Declining
  • Ownership: Private

Contact Details

Katy Hoskyn 0117 975 1311

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England