MEM23900 - Post-Medieval Extractive Pit on Horsen Hill (Monument)

Summary

Two hollows lie on the western side of Horsen Hill, there are likely prospecting pits for minerals, probably ironstone.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Two hollows lie on the western side of Horsen Hill at 278363 135842 and 278370 135841. The western hollow is a linear trench, 4.6m N/S, 10m E/W and up to 1.4m deep. The eastern hollow is circular, 2.6m in diameter and up to 0.9m deep. These are prospecting pits for minerals, probably ironstone. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2016. Archaeological walkover survey: Horsen, Exmoor. 11.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 78362 35842 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Nov 21 2018 5:00PM

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