MEM24125 - Post-medieval or modern quarry south of Emmett's Grange (Monument)

Summary

A quarry was noted during field survey in 2011. It forms a raised platform on a well defined terrace, with a track leading from its western side.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7534 3657. A quarry measuring c. 10 metres wide, 5 metres long and 4 metres deep located on the southern flank of an east to west trending spur. The quarry floor forms a raised platform on a well defined terrace c. 0.5 metres above the slope to the south while a 2 metre wide track leads from its western side. [1] No features are depicted here on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Report: Bray, L., Green, T., Wapshott, E. + Walls, S.. 2011. Emmett's Grange, Exmoor, Somerset: Management plan and archaeological assessment. Appendix 1, p30. [Mapped feature: #44354 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7534 3657 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Report Site Reference: 73 SEM7641

Record last edited

Nov 21 2018 5:00PM

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