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Monument Number 1478467

Hob Uid: 1478467
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS8109743238
Summary : A small quarry with associated spoil heaps on aerial photographs as an earthwork, approximately 90 metres to the north-west of Toms Hill Farm. The quarry consists of a rectilinear pit up to 5 metres in diameter with spoil heaps visible along its south-eastern and north-western sides. It is not marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map and may therefore be of later nineteenth or twentieth century date.
More information : A small quarry with associated spoil heaps is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork approximately 90 metres to the north-east of Tom¿s Hill Farm at circa SS 81094323. The quarry consists of a rectilinear pit up to 5 metres in diameter with spoil heaps visible along its south-eastern and north-western sides. It is not possible to ascertain the function of the quarry from the aerial photographs alone.
The earthwork is not marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map, as are a number of quarries in this area, and may therefore post-date its publication date of 1889. (1-2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF 540-931 (F20) 3062-3 08-NOV-1952
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:2500, 1889
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Quarry, Extractive Pit
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : 20th Century
Monument End Date : 2000
Monument Start Date : 1901
Monument Type : Quarry, Extractive Pit
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 SW 295
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1344421
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1478415
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1478469
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1478091
Relationship type : General association

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