MDE20594 - Post-medieval quarries on Farley Hill (Monument)

Summary

Two quarries are depicted on historic mapping. They have been noted to cut through a boundary bank that forms part of a post-medieval field system.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Old Quarry' is shown on the six inch Ordnance Survey maps of 1903 and 1962. [1,2] The 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map shows two old quarries at SS 7497 4569 and SS 7503 4575. [3] The quarries were discussed by and transcribed as part of the Exmoor National Mapping Programme. They were noted to have cut through a section of an earlier boundary bank (recorded under MDE11952). [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, Sheet 7NE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 NE. MD002168. [Mapped features: #46846 ; #46847 ]
  • <5> Archive: English Heritage. National Monuments Record / AMIE / Monarch / National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry - viewable via Pastscape. Reference 1002186.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7500 4572 (86m by 86m)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31527
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/606
  • Exmoor National Park Authority HER number: MDE11952
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO453
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NE50
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1002186

Record last edited

Dec 15 2020 3:31PM

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