MSO7515 - Quarries northwest of Luxborough (Monument)


The remains of two small quarries of unknown date, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1981.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of two small adjacent quarries of unknown date were seen centred at SS 9723 3806. They were both seen surviving as quarried hollows and mapped from aerial photographs. [1] The quarries do not appear on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [3,4] Probably associated with Wescott Quarry (MSO7471). [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. SMR (Somerset) 969/9695 05-NOV-1981.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Unassigned: Webster, Chris Somerset Historic Environment Record. 31/1/2006. Staff comments.



Grid reference Centred SS 9722 3806 (49m by 64m)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1190
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10109
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE128
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166946
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13952

Record last edited

Feb 13 2013 12:32PM


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