MMO2327 - Small medieval or post-medieval quarry on Great Buscombe (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A small medieval or post-medieval quarry is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork cut into a slope above an unamed tributary of Hoccombe Water on Great Buscombe, Exmoor. Centred at approximately SS 7805 4199, the quarry measures approximately 12 metres across. It is not depicted on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map suggesting that it had been abandoned prior to publication in 1889. There is no indication as to what was extracted at this site. [1-3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. 
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1501 4075-76 (13 May 1946).
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
- <3>XY SMO7566 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183. [Mapped feature: #32988 ]
- <4> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1475590, Extant 15 June 2021.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7803 4211 (19m by 16m) Aerial Survey|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1475590 (Pastscape entry: 1475590)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE176
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1475590
Record last edited
Jun 15 2021 1:57PM
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