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Monument Number 1487636

Hob Uid: 1487636
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS7868039877
Summary : A small circular quarry or pit is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork north-east of Clovenrocks Bridge, Exmoor. It is depicted and annotated on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, suggesting it was in use when the map was published in 1890, and as such it most likely dates to the post medieval period.
More information : A small circular quarry or pit is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork north-east of Clovenrocks Bridge, Exmoor. Centred at approximately SS 7868 3987, the quarry is cut into the south west facing slope and measures approximately 18 metres across. It is depicted and annotated on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, suggesting it was in use when the map was published in 1890, and as such it most likely dates to the post medieval period. There is no indication as to what material was extracted here, but it may well have been a stone quarry supply building stone for the nearby road (1-2).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/96507 33-34 30-MAR-1996
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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

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 73 NE 165
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Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01