MSO12449 - Post-medieval quarry east of Wood Combe (Monument)


An old stone quarry is marked on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

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Full Description

One of five small quarries. Some are associated with the construction of nearby stone field banks but others appear to be shallow quarrying for building stone. [1,2] The site is depicted and labelled "Old Quarry" on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3] The feature is also shown as an earthwork (but not labelled) on 2018 MasterMap data. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 16 December 1997.
  • <2> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding. p10,11.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #34133 ]
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.



Grid reference Centred SS 9525 4706 (19m by 30m)
Map sheet SS94NE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7542
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE74
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1103396
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35650

Record last edited

Mar 2 2021 2:47PM


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