Quarries, Bossington Hill, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115519 / MNA167632
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Selworthy; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9024 4856
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Summary

quarry scoops on Bossington Hill, lying within the medieval/post-medieval field system, one is 10.8m x 4.7m and 0.5m deep, the other is 10.6m x 5.7m and 0.8m deep.

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Monument Types

  • STONE QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Description

quarry scoops on Bossington Hill, lying within the medieval/post-medieval field system, one is 10.8m x 4.7m and 0.5m deep, the other is 10.6m x 5.7m and 0.8m deep.Both have associated spoil mounds. There is also evidence of quarrying along the cliff face.

Condition: good

References

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001. Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate, Somerset.

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Associated Events

  • ENA3149 - Field Survey, Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate 2001

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