MMO765 - Post-medieval extraction pits northwest of Swansea Farm (Monument)

Summary

Two mineral extraction pits of probable post medieval date visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Full Description

Two mineral extraction pits of probable post medieval date, visible as earthworks on vertical air photographs to the north-west of Swansea farm. These features are located at SS 9925 3357 and SS 9933 3354. [1] The pits do not appear on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1944/3147-8/23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9929 3354 (128m by 75m) (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): MSO8959
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE92
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1121479

Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 9:47AM

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