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Monument Number 1478610

Hob Uid: 1478610
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS8061043040
Summary : A quarry pit of is visible on aerial photographs as earthworks on the south-facing slopes of Great Toms Hill. The earthworks are not marked on the first edition Ordnance Survey map and are of unknown date and function. However, based on morphological comparison with similar examples in the immediate area a post-medieval date is likely.
More information : A quarry pit of is visible on aerial photographs as earthworks on the south-facing slopes of Great Toms Hill, centred on circa SS 80614304. The pit is roughly rectilinear in shape and measures 10 metres north to south and 6 metres east to west. The earthworks are not marked on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of circa 1889 and are of unknown date and function. However, based on morphological comparison with similar examples in the immediate area a post-medieval date is likely. (1-2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF 543/2821 (F65) 164-5 27-APR-1964
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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
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 SW 309
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1478113
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1478608
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