MSO10159 - Post-medieval quarry on Swap Hill (Monument)

Summary

A large quarry was noted during field survey in 2001 and is depicted on historic mapping for the area.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

A large quarry approximately 17 metres by 17.7 metres with no associated spoil heaps. [1] The feature is shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map and marked as an "Old Quarry". [2] The features is depicted but not labelled on the 2021 MasterMap data. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Jamieson, E.. 2001. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor, Somerset.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #47388 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8223 4226 (26m by 40m)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15224

Record last edited

Jul 14 2021 3:22PM

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