MSO9312 - Quarry north of Lype deserted farmstead (Monument)

Summary

A small quarry of unknown date on a hill is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Remains of a small quarry of unknown date seen on a hill top at SS 9529 3792 to the northeast of the site of the deserted farmstead of Lype (medieval / post-medieval). The Quarry is approximately 15m in diameter and survives as a sharp-sided depression. The site was mapped from aerial photographs. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/3296 11-APR-1947.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9529 3792 (21m by 21m)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1168
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10089
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE106
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166357
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13932

Record last edited

Jul 23 2018 2:51PM

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