MSO12649 - Post-medieval stone quarry on Bossington Hill (Monument)

Summary

A small stone quarry of probable post-medieval date.

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Full Description

One of two quarry scoops within the medieval or post-medieval field system on Bossington Hill. This one is at SS 90253 48559, is 10.8 by 4.7 metres and 0.5 metres deep, with a spoil mound at its western end. See MSO12650 for the other. Surveyed using differential GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor project. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998. [Mapped feature: #46214 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9025 4855 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW
Historic Parish PORLOCK
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8095
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW139
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA167632
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132184
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35860

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Oct 12 2021 10:57AM

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