MEM15227 - Possible post-medieval quarry northeast of Decoy Linhay (Monument)

Summary

A shallow grass covered depression circa 670 metres to the northeast of Decoy Linhay, possibly the remains of a post-medieval quarry.

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Full Description

A shallow depression centred on circa SS 87904794, measuring approximately 11 by 13 metres in size and 0.7 metres deep. It might be the remains of a quarry, excavated to repair a shingle built wall some 270 metres to the east (MEM15226). [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1995. Porlock Bay and Marsh: A Rapid Preliminary Assessment of the Cultural and Palaeoenvironmental Resource. P. 18.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8789 4793 (17m by 17m)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:07PM

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