MEM15512 - Possible medieval or post-medieval quarry in Dibble Wood (Monument)

Summary

An earthwork scoop, possibly the remains of a quarry or prospecting pit, identified during field survey of Dibble Wood.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An earthwork scoop identified during field survey of Dibble Wood may be the remains of a quarry or prospecting pit. It is located adjacent to a possibly associated trackway. The earthwork remains were identified during field survey of Dibble Wood, part of a broader survey of eight woodlands on the eastern slopes of the Barle Valley. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. P.77-93; Appendix VII. [Mapped feature: #35380 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8843 2992 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS82NE
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 17 2020 1:15PM

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