MSO10924 - Coal Pits, north of Litton Farm (Monument)


'Coal Pits' and 'Black Pits Plain' place names are recorded in an area of quarries and cropmarks.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Coal Pits' and 'Black Pits Plain' are marked on Ordnance Survey mapping, together with several old quarries. [1] There are several cropmarks in this area, including circular banks and small squares. [2-4] Coal Pits" place name is recorded in an area of quarries and cropmarks. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS83SW.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Oblique Aerial Photograph. HSL.UK.71-177 Run 81, 8594. -/09/1971.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography. LHL CPE.UK.1980 3369. -/04/1947.
  • <4> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS8033F.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 4 April 1995.



Grid reference Centred SS 8079 3387 (1187m by 358m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS83SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE14255
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 SW22
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape / NRHE HOB UID: 1068314
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33063

Record last edited

Apr 19 2021 10:53PM


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