MSO7197 - Ironstone pit northwest of Quarme Hill Cross (Monument)

Summary

A possible ironstone pit of post medieval date, visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Possible ironstone pit of post-medieval date, visible on vertical aerial photographs. [1,2] The pit shows on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography. RAF CPE/UK/1944 4154-5. 23/01/1947.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9357 3704 (52m by 64m)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO883
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW88
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132352

Record last edited

Jan 31 2013 10:49AM

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