MEM24306 - Possible post-medieval mining activity south and east of Clovenrocks Bridge (Monument)

Summary

A complex of very low, possibly ploughed out banks and mounds with large, dark lush marks were noted on aerial photographs. It was suggested that they could represent mining activity.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A complex of very low, possibly ploughed out banks and mounds with large, dark lush marks were noted on aerial photographs centred around SS 7885 3970, on either side of the B3223. It was suggested that they could represent mining activity. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7839E.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 4155-6 (April 1947).
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. HSL/UK/71-178 (79/9280 (September 1971).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7883 3965 (454m by 520m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Jul 11 2018 1:53PM

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