MMO938 - Open cast iron workings on Lype Hill (Monument)

Summary

These open cast iron workings are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1964. While undated, they are likely to predate the 19th Century Brendon Hills iron industry.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Open cast iron workings on Lype Hill. These features are undated, but likely to predate the 19th century Brendon Hills iron industry. Some of these workings are marked on the general map of mines contained within Sellick volume on the West Somerset Mineral Railway. (1-3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F62) 0143 27-APR-1964.
  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 0143-45 23-JAN-1947.
  • --- Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. Sellick R, The West Somerset Mineral Railway.
  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9450 3711 (562m by 441m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9306
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW121
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132551

Record last edited

Jan 31 2013 10:22AM

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