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Monument Number 1341794

Hob Uid: 1341794
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS8137342657
Summary : A small quarry lies on the south facing slopes of Long Combe, 400m south-west of Larkbarrow Cottage, and is most probably 19th century in date. It is one of six small quarries visible on aerial photographs in this area and more probably remain to be found.
More information : A small quarry, SS 8137 4266, lies on the lower south-facing slopes of Long Combe at about 365m above OD. The quarry has a depth of 0.5m, and is 7.5m in length and 4.9m in width; there is no associated spoil. The feature most probably dates from the 19th century. (1)

The feature was recorded at 1:2500 scale using differential GPS as part of an archaeological survey of the Larkbarrow area. The survey was carried out by the Exeter office of English Heritage at the request of the Exmoor National Park Authority. A client report was produced as part of the survey work and is available from the NMRC, Swindon. (2)

A small quarry is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on aerial photographs, located on the south facing slopes of Long Combe approximately 400m south-west of Larkbarrow Cottage, at circa SS 81374265. The pit is most probably 19th century in origin and is one of six small quarries visible on aerial photographs in this area. It is probable that more remain to be found. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Jamieson, E 2001. English Heritage Field Investigation.
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Jamieson, E 2001. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor. English Heritage Survey Report.
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF 540/931 (F20) 3106-7 08-NOV-1952
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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 : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 18629
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 SW 168
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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