MDE21795 - Posssible mining activity east of Little Hangman (Monument)

Summary

Earthworks in the form of a scarp with two eroded pits and a bank may be the remains of mining activity, consisting of a building platform and open cast workings.

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Full Description

A rectangular feature measures 13 metres by 3 to 4 metres, consisting of a scarp on the upslope side with two eroded pits and a bank to the north. The shallow western 'pit' could have been a building platform while the eastern pit resembles open cast workings. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 2002. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Challacombe Farm, Combe Martin, Devon. 100907.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 586 480 (44m by 38m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS54NE
Civil Parish COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 65793
  • Devon SMR: SS54NE/176
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148439
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (50-100)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:05PM

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