MEM24010 - Post-medieval quarry on Withypool Hill (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval quarry was noted during a field visit to the site.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A narrow, linear quarry visible on LiDAR data, but not recorded on any large scale Ordnance Survey map. It is located on the west side of Worth Lane at SS 84582 34277. It is accessed from the road and is dug westwards into the hillside for a distance of 12 metres. It is completely overgrown with gorse, and a water erosion channel has developed at its west end.[1] The quarry is not visible on modern MasterMap data. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Passmore, A. and Dean, R.. 2018. Withypool Hill, Withypool, Exmoor Park: Results of archaeological desk-based assessment, measured and photographic survey of Withypool Stone Circle, and geophysical survey. AC002.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8458 3427 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Feb 27 2018 4:20PM

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