MSO10166 - 19th Century quarry east of Larkbarrow (Monument)


A semicircular quarry with no spoil heap is thought to be 19th Century in date and related to field wall construction.

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A semicircular quarry 9 metres in diameter and 0.8 metres deep with no spoil heaps. Probably 19th Century and related to the field wall construction. [1] Quarry pit; slight trace of upcast to the northwest side; located next to hedgebank, which post-dates the feature and the quarry most-likely served as a source of stone for its construction. (8m x 4.5m x 1.2m) [2-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Jamieson, E.. 2001. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor, Somerset.
  • <2> Report: Morris, B.. 2014. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. p. 19; ELB14(1).
  • <3>XY Digital archive: Bray, L.S.. 2014-2015. Larkbarrow, Exmoor: Archaeological walkover survey. p.1; ELB14(1). [Mapped feature: #44995 Quarry Pit, ELB14(1)]



Grid reference SS 8268 4278 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ELB14(1)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15231

Record last edited

Jun 9 2021 4:09PM


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