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Monument Number 1471045

Hob Uid: 1471045
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS7437043251
Summary : A small post medieval quarry or extractive pit is visible on aerial photographs in a field near Gammon's Corner, Exmoor. It is annotated "old quarry" on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, suggesting work had ceased here by the time of publication in 1890. It is possible that this quarry was associated with the ironstone workings visible 150 metres to the south (see NMR UID 1044254).
More information : A small post medieval quarry or extractive pit is visible on aerial photographs in a field near Gammon's Corner, Exmoor. Centred at SS 7436 4325, the quarry measures approximately 9 metres across at it widest point. It is annotated "old quarry" on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, suggesting work had ceased here by the time of publication in 1890. It is possible that this quarry was associated with the ironstone workings visible 150 metres to the south (see NMR UID 1044254).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF 106G/UK/1501 3221-22 13-MAY-1946
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:2500 1890
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1890
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 SW 232
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1044254
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