MEM24202 - Post-medieval quarry on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)

Summary

A disused quarry with spoil mounds on the east and south sides postdates the relict field system within which it is situated.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 83227 32326. A disused quarry with spoil mounds on the east and south sides lies at the northeastern corner of the relict field system MMO3182. The pit is 10 metres north to south, 17 metres east to west and 2.5 metres deep and post dates the relict fields. [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. HWH17047, 13. [Mapped feature: #44506 Quarry with spoil heaps, HWH17047]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8322 3232 (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): HWH17047

Record last edited

May 14 2018 8:10PM

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