MEM15628 - Post-medieval quarry at East Water Valley (Monument)


A quarry is to the southeast of the summit of Cloutsham Ball.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A quarry to the southeast of the summit of Cloutsham Ball, comprising two irregularly shaped depressions approximatley 1 and 1.5 metres deep and 9 paces wide by 10 paces long. A large spoil mound no more than 1 metre high and an area of scattered stone, possibly natural scree, were also noted. A quarry is to the southeast of the summit of Cloutsham Ball. It is adjacent to the quarry pits. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: McDonnell, R.R.J.. 1994. Horner Wood: Report on the Preliminary Archaeological Field Assessment of Two Sample Areas. Site 013, P.5-6; 23. [Mapped feature: #35496 ]
  • <2> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. P.109-131; 262.



Grid reference SS 8969 4319 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS84SE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 115826

Record last edited

Mar 9 2020 11:53AM


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