MSO11010 - Post-medieval adit on south side of Elsworthy (Monument)

Summary

Adit cut into steep side of Sparcombe water.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Adit cut into steep side of Sparcombe water. Entrance is 1 metre wide and 1.5 metres high with 0.5 metres of mud and stone. Passage aligned c.355 degrees. [1] Associated with other quarries along Orchard Bottom. [2] Second adit at SS 8171 4081. [3] This may or may not be the adit recorded by Jones as 7.2.3 in his report of 1995 (MEM24731), which he states is at SS 8164 4091. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 33149, R. McDonnell, 11 January 1982. [Mapped features: #46146 ; #46147 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. SS84SW.
  • <3>XY Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 33149, Letter, ENP to Somerset County Council, 29 November 1983. [Mapped features: #46146 ; #46147 ]
  • <4> Report: McDonnell, R. 1985. Recommendations for the Management.... 74 (site 193).
  • <5> Report: Exmoor Mines Research Group. 1995. Report on the safety condition of disused mine workings on lands owned by Exmoor National Park Department and other lands nearby. 7.2.3 p18-19.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8167 4084 (70m by 70m)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7050
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW134
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975045
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33149

Record last edited

Aug 19 2019 5:02PM

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