The question is does it take into account the landscape archaeology or
should we forget about that around all henge monuments
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Subject: [BRITARCH] Revised plan submitted for controversial quarry
> Revised plan submitted for controversial quarry
> By Brian Redhead
> QUARRY company Tarmac has submitted a revised planning application for
> and gravel extraction at a controversial site in North Yorkshire.
> Local campaigners, concerned about the potential effect on archaeological
> remains, are opposing the plans for land at Ladybridge Farm, near the
> Thornborough henges ancient monument site between Bedale and Ripon.
> Tarmac believed the development would safeguard the livelihoods of workers
> and hauliers at the nearby Nosterfield quarry, where supplies will soon be
> The company's first application for Ladybridge was rejected by
> county councillors in February, but Tarmac has now submitted a new
> application which eliminates a contentious area of the site.
> It reduces the proposed area of extraction from 45 to 31 hectares
> and avoids the south western section of Ladybridge to address concerns
> raised in February by the county council and English Heritage about its
> archaeological value.
> Tarmac estates manager Bob Nicholson said: ''We believe this revised
> application serves to demonstrate that we understand the concerns of the
> community, the county council and English Heritage.''
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