MDE20581 - Indown Quarry, Challacombe (Monument)

Summary

The quarry is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map depicts and labels Indown Quarry at SS 6573 4202. [1] The quarry is marked as disused on the 6 inch 2nd Edition and 6 inch 1963 maps. [2,3] The site is shown very clearly on aerial photographs taken by the Ordnance Survey and held by Devon County Council. [4] The site is partitioned from the rest of the field on 2018 MasterMap data. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, Devon 6SW.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. OS 73/163/11-12 (15 May 1973), Devon County Council North Area Office.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #46410 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6572 4202 (84m by 55m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 20107
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/125

Record last edited

Dec 9 2019 3:44PM

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