MMO955 - Post-medieval stone or ballast quarry southeast of Hadborough (Monument)


The remains of a post-medieval stone or ballast quarry to the south-east of Hadborough.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred at SS 96314 28547 to the south-east of Hadborough, is a stone or ballast quarry. It is post-medieval in date and survives as a 2.5 m deep cut into the hillside. Surveyed with GPS, February 1998. [1, 2] The quarry is visible on aerial photographs [3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NE.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. R Wilson-North 24 February 1998 RCHME Field Investigation.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. Wilson-North R and Riley H 1998 "Haddon Hill: The Field Archaeology..." RCHME Survey Report.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/860 4174-5 02-SEP-1952.



Grid reference Centred SS 9631 2854 (42m by 29m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NE

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Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12672
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8993
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE33
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132677
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35885

Record last edited

Dec 13 2012 11:48AM


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