MMO1000 - Post-medieval extractive pits northeast of Widlake (Monument)

Summary

Two parallel linear extractive pits of probable post medieval date, visible as earthworks on vertical aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two parallel linear quarries of probable post medieval date, each approximately 25m by 5m in size. Both pits are visible on vertical aerial photographs to the north-east of Widlake. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 3345-6 11-APR-1947.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9284 3468 (34m by 21m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7216
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW69
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1133836

Record last edited

Jan 7 2013 4:13PM

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