MEM24183 - Post-medieval extractive pit on Old Barrow Down (Monument)

Summary

A shallow, irregular hollow with several quartz blocks is probably a stone extraction pit.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 84080 32498. A shallow, irregular hollow with several quartz blocks, 4.4 metres north to south, 1.9 metres east to west and 0.4 metres deep on the summit of Old Barrow Down is probably a stone extraction pit. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17016, 7.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8408 3249 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17017

Record last edited

Nov 21 2018 5:00PM

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