MEM23297 - 19th Century quarry on Cosgate Hill (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A large quarry, SS 7905 4892, was recorded in rough heathland 30 metres south of the main A39 road, at about 335 metres above Ordnance Datum. The semicircular quarry is 18.2 metres in length and 22 metres in width with a maximum depth of 6 metres. A large mound of spoil lies on the north side and stands 1.5 metres high. The feature is most probably 19th Century in date.  The feature was recorded at 1:2500 scale using GPS equipment as part of an archaeological survey of the Cosgate Hill area. The survey was undertaken by the Exeter office of English Heritage at the request of the Exmoor National Park Authority. A report was compiled as part of the survey work and is available from the NMRC, Swindon. 
|Grid reference||SS 7904 4892 (point) (Surveyed)|
|Civil Parish||COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1357275 (Original Monarch entry: 1357275)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NE58
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1357275
Record last edited
Jan 12 2021 3:09PM
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