MEM24012 - Post-medieval quarry on Withypool Hill (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval quarry is noted on historic mapping of the site but was not seen during a field visit to the site.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A quarry first depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map on the west side of Worth Lane at SS 84480 34973, and also visible on LiDAR data. The area is covered in dense gorse and the quarry was not located during the 2017 field survey. [1,2] The quarry is not depicted on modern MasterMap data. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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. AC004.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8448 3497 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Feb 27 2018 3:57PM

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