MSO8928 - Post-medieval mineral extraction site on west-facing slope of Blagdon Hill (Monument)

Summary

A small area of post-medieval mineral extraction, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1968.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Small area of mineral extraction, centred at SS 9655 3223 and visible on vertical air photographs. The small extraction pits and associated spoil tips, lie on the crest of the west facing slope of the Blagdon Hill, immediately above the tree-line of the Kings Brompton Forest. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAL/68013 180-1 28-MAR-1968.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93SE.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9656 3222 (220m by 203m) (Aerial survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO733
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE60
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1120911

Record last edited

Jan 16 2017 1:07PM

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