MSO12709 - Post-medieval quarry or platform at Hadborough (Monument)


A small hollow of unknown date or function but possibly a quarry or platform of post-medieval date.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred at SS 96056 28813 on the northern slopes of Hadborough, is a `U' shaped scoop or platform cut into the hillside. It measures 5 metres by 4.7 metres and is cut in on its upper side by 0.5 metres. It is rather amorphous in shape and its function and date remain uncertain. Found during field reconnaissance and surveyed with GPS, February 1998. [1,2] Possibly a quarry or platform of post-medieval date. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 24 February 1998. [Mapped feature: #47099 ]
  • <2> Report: Wilson-North, R.. 1998. Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset: An archaeological survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. RCHME.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. Chris Webster, 21 May 1999.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1132681, Extant 4 April 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8995
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE35
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132681
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35922



Grid reference SS 96056 28813 (point)
Map sheet SS92NE

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Record last edited

Apr 4 2022 3:24PM


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