MEM24243 - Possible post-medieval quarry or mining remains on Combeshead Hill (Monument)

Summary

A possible quarry or mine is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs .

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 9447 3228. A quarried depression on Combeshead Hill (OS "Old Quarry"). [1,2] The 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map depicts a linear earthwork in a generally northeast to southwest alignment here. [3] The feature is again shown on the 2nd Edition map and labelled "Old Quarry". [4] The feature is depicted on modern MasterMap data and labelled "Workings (dis)", suggesting that it may be mining remains. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9432b.
  • <2> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. HSL/UK/71-177 95/8757 (September 1971).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9447 3228 (48m by 32m)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

May 23 2018 4:34PM

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