MSO9312 - Undated quarry north of Lype deserted farmstead (Monument)


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 15 metres in diameter and survives as a sharp sided depression. The site was mapped from aerial photographs. [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> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/3296 (11 April 1947).
  • <2>XY Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE. [Mapped feature: #44781 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1166357, Extant 27 April 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9529 3792 (21m by 21m)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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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
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1166357
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13932

Record last edited

Apr 27 2022 4:31PM


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