MSO11041 - 19th Century building platform at Elsworthy (Monument)

Summary

A large rectangular flat platform cut into the hill slope may represent a building platform associated with the 19th Century mining activity in the area.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Large rectangular flat platform cut into the hill slope and built up on down slope side. Rear bank 2 metres high and platform edge 3 metres high. Platform measures 14 paces by 24 paces. Likely to be a building platform associated with the 19th Century mining activity in the area. [1]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Unassigned: McDonnell, R. 20/7/1983. R McDonnell, 20 July 1983. R McDonnell, 20 July 1983. [Mapped feature: #47340 ]
  • <2> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1985. Recommendations for the Management of Archaeological Sites in the Exmoor National Park at Warren, Pinford, Tom's Hill and Hayes Allotment. 77 (site 243).
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974815, Extant 6 July 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8106 4090 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7024
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW110
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974815
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33180

Record last edited

Oct 6 2021 3:19PM

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