MEM24694 - Post-medieval quarry south of Wydon (Monument)

Summary

A quarry is shown on historic mapping.

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Full Description

The 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map depicts and labels a quarry at SS 9383 4686. The site is reached by a routeway from Wydon to the north. [1] The quarry is depicted but not labelled on the 25 inch 2nd Edition map. [2] The quarry is not shown on 2018 MasterMap data; however the site is clearly visible as earthworks on aerial photographs dating to 1946-8 and 2017. [3-5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46220 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Getmapping. 2017. Vertical Aerial Photography of Exmoor National Park.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9384 4685 (20m by 28m)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:18PM

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