MMO650 - Limestone quarry southeast of Luckwell Bridge (Monument)

Summary

A limestone quarry is visible as a linear trench 30m across and 5m deep on aerial photographs taken in 1964.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A linear quarry exploiting the Roadwater limestone outcrop runs from SS 9063 3853 to SS 9139 3865. It consists of a linear trench some 30 metres across and up to 5 metres deep running for a length of about 750 metres. [1] This quarry is visible on the vertical aerial photographs, running for 800 metres between SS 9063 3853 and SS 9143 3862. It was plotted at 1:10,000 scale during the Brendon Hills Mapping Project. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 16 October 1997.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF F62 543/2821 0148-9 (27 April 1964).
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9103 3857 (822m by 153m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12606
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9226
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9227
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW57
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1104332
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35817

Record last edited

Aug 3 2020 11:18AM

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