MEM24304 - Post-medieval quarries and building east of Thornmead (Monument)

Summary

Two old quarries are depicted on historic mapping. The northern one is shown with a small building occupying the site in the early 20th Century, although this appears to have since been removed.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two old quarries are depicted and labelled on historic mapping at SS 8102 3816 and SS 8102 3812. The northern one is shown with a small building occupying the site in the early 20th Century, although this appears to have since been removed. [1-3] The quarries were noted on aerial photographs as irregular depressions. [4-6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <4> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS8138A.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 4317 (April 1947).
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. HSL/UK/71-177 81/8600 (September 1971).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8102 3814 (39m by 69m)
Map sheet SS83NW
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Jul 11 2018 12:50PM

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