MSO12625 - Possible adit east of South Quarme (Monument)


An adit was apparently seen during the construction of a pond, though no trace has been identified.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The farmer at Luckyard Farm told of the discovery of an adit whilst constructing a pond. No sign of the adit or of any spoil heaps could be seen. [1,2] The features described above were not visible on vertical aerial photographs of the area. [3,4] There is no adit feature marked on the Exton Tithe Map, the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map or the 1962 Ordnance Survey map. [5-7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 4 November 1997.
  • <2> Survey: RCHME. 1997. Exmoor survey. NMR site SS 93 NW 62.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF F61 543/2821 0145-6 (27 April 1964).
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 4342-3 (11 April 1947).
  • <5> Map: 1838. Exton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.



Grid reference SS 9313 3600 (point)
Map sheet SS93NW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO654
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW62
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1105321
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35836

Record last edited

Mar 13 2018 11:23AM


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