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Monument Number 1482569

Hob Uid: 1482569
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Wootton Courtenay
Grid Ref : SS9068742546
Summary : The remains of a quarry located to the east of Rex Stile Head are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. The purpose of the pit is unclear. It is not marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889, which might support the interpretation that it was excavated after this date.
More information : The remains of a quarry of probable post-medieval date are visible on aerial photographs as earthworks to the east of Rex Stile Head, at circa SS 90684254. The pit is irregular in shape, roughly 25 metres long north to south and 10 metres wide. The purpose of the pit is unclear. It is not marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889, which might support the interpretation that it was excavated after this date. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR SS/70381 036-7 23-SEP-1970
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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 : 1889
Monument Type : Quarry
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 SW 141
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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