MSO6916 - Post-medieval spoil heap at Picked Stones (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval U-shaped mound, close to the west bank of White Water, has been interpreted as a spoil heap. This may be part of the Wheal Eliza Mine (MSO6802), or Picked Stones Mine (MSO6931).

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A U-shaped mound lies close to the west bank of White Water. It is visible as a flat-topped sub circular mound 10.5 metres in diameter and 2.8 metres high. It has been interpreted as a spoil heap associated with one of the nearby mines: Wheal Eliza Mine (MSO6802), or Picked Stones Mine (MSO6931). [1, 2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. RCHME Field Investigation, 26 October 1994.
  • <2> Survey: Picked Stones Mine/ink survey . 1:2500. General: Permatrace. Pen and Ink.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7961 3795 (24m by 24m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12512
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NE21
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1099591
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35714

Record last edited

Jul 11 2018 3:13PM

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