MEM24156 - Possible post-medieval or modern quarry on Hangley Cleave (Monument)
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- None recorded
SS 7549 3627. Quarry in western side of combe. It is visible as a roughly semicicular cutting in the slope with traces of a spoil dump below it. A well defined tracks leads to the south, along the valley side. This feature may have provides stone for the construction of the North Molton to Exford road visible on 18th Century mapping.  No features are depicted here on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3]
- <1> SEM7641 Report: Bray, L., Green, T., Wapshott, E. + Walls, S.. 2011. Emmett's Grange, Exmoor, Somerset: Management plan and archaeological assessment. Appendix 1, p40-1.
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <3> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
|Grid reference||SS 7549 3627 (point)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Report Site Reference: 390 SEM7641
Record last edited
Apr 25 2018 6:14PM
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