MSO10457 - Post-medieval quarry north of Moorland Way (Monument)

Summary

A quarry shown on historic mapping survives as an earthwork.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Grass covered quarry approximately 12 metres long, 10 metres wide and up to 3 metres deep back edge. Cut in the east facing steep slopes, just above the road to Driver Farm. Shown on the 1890 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map [1]. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1890. [Mapped feature: #46993 ]
  • <2> Survey: Faxon, Keith. 1998. Record card from McDonnell, R. Pinkworthy Estate: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purpose. 18 September 1995.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7353 4017 (16m by 17m)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 22777

Record last edited

Feb 3 2021 12:06PM

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