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


A small stone quarry of probable post-medieval date.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

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] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998. [Mapped feature: #46214 ]
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1132184, Extant 12 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8095
  • Local Heritage List Status (Unassessed)
  • 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



Grid reference SS 2903 1486 (point)
Map sheet SS21SE
Historic Parish PORLOCK

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Record last edited

Mar 18 2024 2:15PM


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