MSO10157 - 19th Century prospecting pit on Swap Hill (Monument)

Summary

A prospecting trench with spoil heaps to the north and south and another mound to the east may be related to Knight's mineral prospection in the mid 1850s.

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Full Description

A prospecting trench 14 metres long, 11.5 metres wide and up to 3 metres deep with spoil heaps to the north and south with another mound to the east. Probably related to Knight's mineral prospection in the mid 1850s. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Jamieson, E.. 2001. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor, Somerset.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 82179 42019 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15222

Record last edited

Mar 14 2017 12:06PM

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