MEM24141 - Possible post-medieval or modern quarry southeast of Emmett's Grange (Monument)


A small rock cut pit, thought to be a small quarry pit for the extraction of stone for hedge bank construction, was noted during field survey in 2011.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7611 3650. Small rock cut pit in an area of outcropping bedrock. The pit is c.1.0 to 1.5 metres in diameter and 1 metre high on its upslope side. It is most likely to be a small quarry pit for the extraction of stone for 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, p35. [Mapped feature: #44374 ]
  • <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.



Grid reference SS 7611 3650 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Report Site Reference: 310 SEM7641

Record last edited

Apr 25 2018 6:14PM


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