MDE11933 - Post-medieval quarry south of Wat Combe (Monument)

Summary

A circular feature noted on aerial photographs proved on field investigation in 1993 to be a quarry, not a prehistoric hut circle as originaly suggested.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A circular feature is recorded at SS 7875 4723 by McDonnell [1]. At the National Grid Reference cited is a smoothed hollow in the northeast facing natural slope. A quarry is shown in this position on the 25 inch 1st edition Ordnance Survey mapping [2]. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1890, Devonshire 3(16). [Mapped feature: #46928 ]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. RCHME Field Investigation, 25 November 1993.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7876 4721 (12m by 16m)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NE44
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1001734

Record last edited

Jan 20 2021 1:18PM

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