MSO12448 - Post-medieval quarry southeast of Wood Combe (Monument)

Summary

A stone quarry, visible as earthworks, was noted during field investigation.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

One of five small quarries. Some are associated with the construction of nearby stone field banks but others appear to be shallow quarrying for building stone. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 16 December 1997.
  • <2> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding. p10,11.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9520 4693 (32m by 41m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7542
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE74
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1103396
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35649

Record last edited

Mar 2 2021 2:49PM

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