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Monument Number 1475533

Hob Uid: 1475533
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Brendon and Countisbury
Grid Ref : SS7805443312
Summary : A small medieval or post medieval quarry is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on moorland south of Hoccombe Water, Brendon. It is not depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1891, suggesting it was abandoned prior to this date. It is not clear what material was extracted at this site, but other quarries are visible to the west.
More information : A small medieval or post medieval quarry is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork south of Hoccombe Water, Exmoor. Centred at approximately SS 7805 4331 and cut into the south facing slopes above Hoccombe Water, the quarry measures 7.5 metres across at its widest point. It is not depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1891, suggesting it was abandoned prior to this date. There is no indication as to what material was extracted at this site, but other quarries are visible to the west (1-2).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF 540/931 3071-72 08-NOV-1952
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:10560 1891
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Quarry, Extractive Pit
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Quarry, Extractive Pit
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 SE 164
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01