MSO7850 - Nethercott's Adit (Monument)

Summary

An unsuccessful adit opened by a Mr Nethercott in 1936.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An adit was opened unsuccessful by a Mr Nethercott of Roadwater in 1936, in the hillside above Clapper House. [1] The adit is said to be 15 metres long but is now blocked. [2]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Monograph: Bryant T.C. 1980. The Hollow Hills of Brendon. 6-7.
  • <1> Monograph: Sellick, R.. 1970. The West Somerset Mineral Railway and the Story of the Brendon Hills Iron Mines. David and Charles Limited. Second. 84.
  • <3> Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. 14.

Map

Location

Grid reference ST 0196 3545 (point)
Map sheet ST03NW
Civil Parish OLD CLEEVE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11807
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW 42
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975197
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34383

Record last edited

Feb 28 2013 9:45AM

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