MMO2334 - Post-medieval gravel pit north of Blackpitts Farm (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A substantial sunken earthwork visible on aerial photographs north of Blackpitts Farm, Exmoor, is most likely the remains of a post-medieval gravel pit, as depicted on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889. Centred at approximately SS 7642 4181, the feature measures approximately 40 metres in length. It is also shown on the 1904 map, apparently still in use. [1-4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. 
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/73109 932-33 (29 April 1973).
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
- <3> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904.
- <4>XY SMO7566 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183. [Mapped feature: #32985 ]
- <5> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1475606, Extant 15 June 2021.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7641 4181 (44m by 26m) Aerial Survey|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1475606 (Pastscape entry: 1475606)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE183
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1475606
Record last edited
Jun 15 2021 1:15PM
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