MMO757 - Mineral extraction site southwest of St Mary Magdalene's Church (Monument)

Summary

Probable mineral extraction site of uncertain date seen as earthworks on air photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two hollows with associated mounds are visible on vertical air photographs in the field separating Swansea Plantation from Edgerton Plantation, centred at SS 9896 3295. These features are likely to be the result of mineral extraction which may have taken place in post medieval times, but equally may be earlier in origin. []

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1148-9 23-JAN-1947.
  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9901 3293 (182m by 62m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8951
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE84
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1121225

Record last edited

Jan 9 2013 3:57PM

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