MEM23820 - Possible 19th Century mining remains east of Pennycombe Water (Monument)

Summary

A series of earthworks are marked on historic mapping, mainly following the contours of the valley. It is possible that these represent mining remains relating to the Blackland Iron Mine.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A series of earthworks are marked on historic mapping, mainly following the contours of the Pennycombe Water valley. It is possible that these represent mining remains relating to the Blackland Iron Mine (MSO11725) and may be the site of trial excavations for the mine (also see MSO12346). [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8388 3736 (408m by 395m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS83NW
Historic Parish EXFORD
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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  • None recorded

Record last edited

Apr 10 2017 3:14PM

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