MEM24191 - Post-medieval extractive pit on Old Barrow Down (Monument)

Summary

A small pit with a spoil mound on its north side is a small prospecting pit for stone or minerals.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 84104 32700. A small pit with a spoil mound on its north side lies on the side of Old Barrow Down. The pit is 2 metres in diameter and 1 metre deep; the mound is 2 metres long, 1.2 metres wide and 0.9 metres high. The feature is a small prospecting pit for stone or minerals. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17024, 9. [Mapped feature: #44485 Prospecting pit, HWH17024]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8410 3270 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17024

Record last edited

May 15 2018 1:37PM

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