MMO735 - Post-medieval extractive pit on Blagdon Hill (Monument)

Summary

A small extractive pit on Blagdon Hill, of probable post-medieval date, is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947. It is likely to be associated with several quarried depressions recorded separately to the east (MEM24292).

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small extractive pits of probable post medieval date, visible on vertical air photographs on Blagdon Hill, centred at SS 9657 3285 . [1,2] It is likely to be associated with several quarried depressions recorded separately to the east (MEM24292). [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1151-2 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Catherine Dove, 2 July 2018.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9657 3284 (32m by 22m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8930
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE62
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1120936

Record last edited

Jul 2 2018 1:45PM

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