MEM24217 - Post-medieval quarry on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
SS 81577 34424. A disused quarry at the northern end of Halscombe Allotment is 23 metres north to south, 16 metres east to west and 1 to 2 metres deep. The 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map  names it as an "Old Quarry", suggesting that it was disused by the end of the 19th Century.  The quarry is shown on modern MasterMap data adjacent to another (MEM24216) and labelled "Workings (dis)". 
- <1> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889, Somerset 56(3).
- <2> SEM8544 Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17069, p17.
- <3>XY SEM8545 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #44525 Quarry, HWH17069]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8157 3442 (24m by 29m)|
|Civil Parish||WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17069
Record last edited
May 15 2018 1:48PM
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