MEM15635 - Rectangular quarry on Cloutsham Ball (Monument)

Summary

A roughly rectangular quarry on the north facing slopes of Cloutsham Ball, the smallest of three.

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Full Description

A roughly rectangular quarry on the northen end of Cloutsham Ball. The pit measures circa 12 paces long and is cut into the slope by about 1.5 metres. The width of the site is formed by a spread of stone creating a rough platform on the downslope side. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.R.J.. 1994. Horner Wood: Report on the Preliminary Archaeological Field Assessment of Two Sample Areas. P.5; 23.
  • <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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 898 440 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 115838

Record last edited

Aug 27 2014 11:35AM

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