MMO888 - Post-medieval ironstone pit close to Lancecombe Iron Mine (Monument)

Summary

Possible post-medieval ironstone pit, visible as earthworks on vertical aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Possible post medieval ironstone pit, visible on vertical aerial photographs at SS 9495 3577. This lies close to the location of Lancecombe Iron Mine (MMO558). [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 4153 and 2153 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9495 3576 (68m by 27m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7202
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW93
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132357

Record last edited

Jan 25 2013 4:41PM

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