MSO12450 - Post-medieval quarry east of Wood Combe (Monument)


An old stone quarry is visible as an earthwork.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The largest of 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] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. 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. RCHME. p10,11.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1103396, Extant 10 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7542
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE74
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1103396
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35651



Grid reference Centred SS 9515 4719 (27m by 73m)
Map sheet SS94NE

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Record last edited

May 10 2022 11:36AM


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