MMO886 - Probable ironstone pit and trackway at Quarme Hill (Monument)

Summary

A probable ironstone pit and trackways of medieval or later date is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1964.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Probable ironstone pit and trackways of medieval or later date, visible on vertical aerial photographs to the south of Heath Poult Cross. A trackway runs for over 1 kilometre between Heath Poult Cross and Stone Lane Head, approximately 100 metres to the east of the modern road. Midway along this track at SS 9400 3630 is a possible ironstone pit. A second, shorter trackway lies at SS 9409 3677. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF F61 543/2821 0143-4 (27 April 1964).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1944 4155-6 (23 January 1947).
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9400 3637 (407m by 948m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish EXTON, 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): MSO7200
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW91
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132355

Record last edited

Apr 3 2018 11:55AM

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