MSO10154 - 19th Century quarry at Larkbarrow Corner (Monument)


A roughly circular quarry with associated spoil heap was noted during field survey in 2001.

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Full Description

The earthwork remains of a 19th Century quarry, SS 8238 4153, lie adjacent to the track 100 metres to the northeast of Larkbarrow Corner. The quarry survives as a roughly circular feature 16 metres in diameter and 2 metres deep at its deepest point, with an entrance and spoil heap on its eastern side. [1] The feature was recorded at 1:2500 scale as part of an archaeological survey of the Larkbarrow area. The survey was carried out by the Exeter office of English Heritage at the request of the Exmoor National Park Authority. A client report was produced as part of the survey work and is available from the NMRC, Swindon. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: JAMIESON, EJ. Field Investigators Comments. English Heritage Field Investigation, 2001.
  • <2> Report: Jamieson, E.. 2001. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor, Somerset. English Heritage.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1341075, Updated 17 March 2022.



Grid reference SS 8237 4152 (point) Surveyed
Map sheet SS84SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW159
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1341075
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15219

Record last edited

Mar 17 2022 1:55PM


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