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MSO12671 - Post-medieval stone or ballast quarrying at Haddon Hill

ENPHER Number:MSO12671
Name:Post-medieval stone or ballast quarrying at Haddon Hill
Type of Record:Monument
Grid Reference:SS 96144 28611

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An area of post-medieval stone or ballast quarrying on the summit of Hadborough, taking the form of a number of adjacent pits.

Monument Types

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

Designated Status: none recorded


An area of quarrying for stone or ballast covers an area about 55m across with scoops and hollows up to 8m across and 1.2m deep. Surveyed by GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor Survey. [1-3]

The quarry is visible on aerial photographs. [4]

RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NE (Collection). SMO6671.

<1> Wilson North, R, 1998, Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset (Report). SSO2106.

<2> Wilson-North, R., Field Investigators Comments, R Wilson-North 24 February 1998 RCHME Field Investigation (Unpublished document). SMO7329.

<3> Eardley-Wilmot, H., 1981, Worksheet in Devon HER, Wilson-North R and Riley H 1998 "Haddon Hill: The Field Archaeology..." RCHME Survey Report (Unpublished document). SMO5301.

<4> Various, Various, Vertical Aerial Photograph, RAF 540/860 4174-5 02-SEP-1952 (Aerial photograph). SMO4068.

Other References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO953
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8992
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE32
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132675
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35884
Date Last Edited:Dec 12 2012 1:21PM


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