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Monument Number 1132184

Hob Uid: 1132184
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Selworthy
Grid Ref : SS9025348559
Summary : Post Medieval quarrys on Bossington Hill were recorded during field investigation.Two quarry scoops lie within the Medieval/Post Medieval field system (SS 94 NW 52) on Bossington Hill. One measures 10.8m by 4.7m and 0.5m deep with a spoil mound at its west end. The other measures 10.6m by 5.7m and 0.8m deep and comprises two scoops with associated spoil mounds. Quarrying has also taken place along the cliff face to the northeast of the quarry scoops.
More information : Two quarry scoops lie within the medieval/post medieval field system on Bossington Hill. One, at SS 90253 48559, is 10.8 x 4.7m x 0.5m deep, with a spoil mound at its W end. The other, at SS 90262 48630, is 10.6 x 5.7 x 0.8m deep, and comprises two scoops with associated spoil mounds.

Quarrying along the cliff face has taken place between SS 905 489 and 907 489.

The features were surveyed using differential GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor project (1).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Riley H 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Quarry
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35861
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35860
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35862
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 139
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1119198
Relationship type : General association

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