MEM24139 - Possible post-medieval or modern quarry northwest of Emmett's Grange (Monument)

Summary

An earthwork depression was noted during field survey in 2011. This may be the remains of small-scale quarrying, for hedge bank construction, the past location of a livestock trough and its accompanying erosion or it may be a natural feature.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7510 3733. Earthwork depression against hedge bank measuring c.8 metres by 4 metres. May be the remains of small scale quarrying, for hedge bank construction, the past location of a livestock trough and its accompanying erosion or it may be a natural feature. [1] No features are depicted here on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Bray, L., Green, T., Wapshott, E. + Walls, S.. 2011. Emmett's Grange, Exmoor, Somerset: Management plan and archaeological assessment. Appendix 1, p34.
  • <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 7510 3733 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Report Site Reference: 224 SEM7641

Record last edited

Apr 25 2018 3:32PM

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