MEM22881 - Post-medieval gravel pit in Worthy Wood (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval gravel pit was visible on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey mapping. The site appears to have been disused by the early 20th Century.

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Full Description

A post-medieval gravel pit was visible on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey mapping. The earthworks were still seen on the 2nd Edition map, but were not annotated, indicating that the feature was disused prior to the survey. This site was no longer recorded on the 3rd Edition map, or on 2014 MasterMap. [1-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1933-1938. County Series, Third Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8659 4753 (8m by 17m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:13PM

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