MSO10130 - Post-medieval quarry northwest of Driver Farm, Exmoor (Monument)

Summary

A quarry was noted during field survey.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A grass coverd shallow quarry about 16 metres long, 14 metres wide and 1.5 metres deep at the rear. A pathway about 10 metres long and up to 2 metres wide heads southeast out of the quarry. This is part of an area of shallow quarrying activity starting to the north of this main feature and running down both sides of the combe down to the road to Driver Farm. Some of the quarries are stone faced and some have spoil mounds. Generally in good condition. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Survey: Faxon, Keith. 1998. Record card from McDonnell, R. Pinkworthy Estate: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purpose. 13 September 1995. [Mapped feature: #34673 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7332 4106 (11m by 26m)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 14014

Record last edited

Oct 12 2021 10:55AM

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