MMO839 - Post-medieval extractive pits south of East Nurcott (Monument)

Summary

Extractive pits, probably relating to ironstone extraction, visible on vertical aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Extractive pits, clearly visible on vertical aerial photographs to the south of East Nurcott. These features probably relate to ironstone extraction, which may be post medieval or even earlier in origin. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 4159-60 (23 January 1947).
  • <2>XY Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721. [Mapped feature: #35058 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9075 3626 (26m by 17m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8608
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW74
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132208

Record last edited

Jan 20 2020 12:29PM

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