MMO759 - Post-medieval mineral extraction site east of Withiel farm (Monument)

Summary

Area of small scale mineral extraction of post-medieval or earlier date, seen as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Full Description

Area of small scale mineral extraction of post-medieval or earlier date lying adjacent to a small brook, centred at SS 9875 3392. A string of small earthworks, possibly extraction hollows and spoil mounds are clearly visible on vertical air photographs, following the line of a field gutter or leat which forms part of the system described in record MMO760. [1-3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3147-8 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2028 4023-4 (19 May 1947).
  • <3> Archive: Dyer, C.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1121293, Extant 5 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9875 3388 (47m by 168m) (4 map features)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8953
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE86
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1121293

Record last edited

May 5 2022 10:43AM

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