MEM24127 - Post-medieval or modern quarry south of Emmett's Grange (Monument)

Summary

Two quarry pits were noted during field survey in 2011. They may have been dug as sources for stone during hedge bank construction.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7566 3651. Two quarry pits, each c. 3 to 4 metres in diameter and c. 1.0 metre deep on the upslope side. The are most likely to have been dug as sources for stone during hedge bank construction. [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, p30-1. [Mapped feature: #44356 ]
  • <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 7566 3651 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Report Site Reference: 88 SEM7641

Record last edited

Apr 25 2018 6:13PM

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