MSO12450 - Post-medieval quarry east of Wood Combe (Monument)

Summary

An old stone quarry is visible as an earthwork.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The largest of 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 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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 9515 4719 (27m by 73m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (3)

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: 35651

Record last edited

Mar 2 2021 2:44PM

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