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 SS 93 SE 87. [1]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3147-8 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2028 4023-4 19-MAY-1947.
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.

Map

Location

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

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Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 9:46AM

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