MSO10387 - Post-medieval quarry on Beckham (Monument)

Summary

The quarry is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

A fairly deep, steep sided, pear shaped quarried depression with no face. It is 1.5 metres deep and has irregular spoil mounds c.1 metre high. Different vegetation within the feature to that found in the surrounding area. [1] The feature is shown as an earthwork on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unassigned: Committee for Rescue Archaeology in Avon, Gloucestershire and Somerset. 1982. [No title]. 23 June 1982.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #34576 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8071 4261 (14m by 14m)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18795

Record last edited

Jul 14 2021 9:26AM

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