MEM24205 - Post-medieval quarry on Humber's Ball (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
SS 82872 33160. A large, disused quarry lies on Humber's Ball. The quarry pit is 45 metres east to west, 11 metres north to south and up to 3 metres deep. Four rectangular mounds, on average 3.8 metres north to south, 2 metres east to west and 0.9 metres high, lie at the eastern end of the quarry pit; these may be stone heaps from the last phase of working the quarry and are illustrative of working methods. It is labelled "Old Quarry" on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1,2] The site is labelled "Workings (dis)" 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. HWH17051, p14-15.
- <3>XY SEM8545 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #44510 Quarry, HWH17054]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8289 3315 (50m by 26m)|
|Civil Parish||WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17054
Record last edited
May 15 2018 1:48PM
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