MEM24388 - Post-medieval quarry on North Twitchen (Monument)

Summary

A small cut quarry lies in the southern corner of the field.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small quarry cut into the steep valley side. The exposed rock face is about 0.8 metres high and 5 metres wide with a possible area of further working immediately to the south. A spoil heap up to 0.8 metres high lies immediately below on the slope. A stone boundary is located 20 to 25 metres to the west and it is probable that the quarry was opened to proivde stone for this. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Kirkham, G. and Taylor, S.. 2008. Exmoor Mire Restoration Project: Archaeological Survey on Moorland Areas at Alderman's Barrow Allotment, Blackpitts-Exe Head, North Twitchen, Roosthitchen and Verney's Allotment. p. 13; no. 2. [Mapped feature: #44866 Post Medieval Quarry on North Twicthen., ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7258 3728 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 7 2020 10:34PM

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