MMO2655 - Post-medieval quarrying or mining earthworks southeast of Timberscombe (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
A circular bank is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork east of Timberscombe Quarry, Timberscombe. Centred at SS 9601 4196, the narrow bank measures up to 2 metres wide and encloses an area measuring 22 metres across. Although there is no quarry or pit visible within the bank, it is likely it was formed from upcast from mining or quarrying activity, and probably dates to the post medieval period. A number of quarries and gravel pits are shown in this area on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889. [1-3]
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F64) 141-42 27-APR-1964.
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
- <3>XY SMO7570 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 94 SE. MD002187. [Mapped feature: #39937 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9601 4196 (28m by 29m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1480377 (Original Monarch entry: 1480377)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE201
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1480377
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Jan 22 2020 1:01PM
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