MSO10472 - Post-medieval quarry on Thurley Combe (Monument)

Summary

A small quarry, apparently used for roadstone, is shown on historic mapping and is visible as an earthwork.

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Type and Period (1)

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Full Description

A small linear quarry by the roadside. Presumably for roadstone, although a well defined track leads down the combe from it. [1] The quarry is shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Chris Webster, site visit notes, 4 February 2007.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8638 4240 (22m by 23m)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 22798

Record last edited

Mar 4 2020 4:00PM

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