MEM24198 - Post-medieval quarry on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
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SS 83476 32907. A large quarry with a flat topped mound at its northeastern end lies on the northern side of Hawkridge Plain. The pit is 20 metres north to south, 12 metres east to west and 3 to 4 metres deep; the mound is 5 metres north to south, 6.5 metres east to west and 1.8 metres high. It is marked "Old Quarry" on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1,2] The quarry is also depicted as an earthwork feature on modern MasterMap data. 
- <1> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1890, Somerset 56(7).
- <2> SEM8544 Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17039, 12.
- <3>XY SEM8545 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #44501 Quarry, HWH17039]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8346 3289 (23m by 21m)|
|Civil Parish||WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17039
Record last edited
May 15 2018 1:33PM
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