MSO12650 - Post-medieval stone quarry on Bossington Hill (Monument)


A small 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, at SS 90262 48630, is 10.6 by 5.7 metres and 0.8 metres deep, and comprises two scoops with associated spoil mounds. See MSO12649 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XY Unpublished document: Riley, H..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: #46213 ]
  • <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
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132184
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35861



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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