MSO10300 - Post-medieval gravel pit on Porlock Common (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval gravel pit is shown on 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey mapping. This was also noted as an earthwork during field survey in 1998.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Field survey noted a disturbed area close to the A39, centred at SS 8569 4627. A large hollow is probably a quarry for road material. [1] The 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps show a gravel pit in this location. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8567 4627 (45m by 45m)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18086

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:22PM

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