MDE20619 - Post-medieval quarries south of Parracombe Common (Monument)

Summary

Various quarries are shown here on historic mapping and have also been viewed on aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three features are depicted but not labelled in this location on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at SS 6920 4405, SS 6921 4410 and SS 6916 4403. [1] The features are labelled 'old quarries' or 'quarries (disused)' on later editions. [2-4] Further quarry features in addition to those mentioned above were noted by R McDonnell at SS 6924 4409, SS 6922 4404 and SS 6918 4402 on aerial photographs. [5-7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1905. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <5> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6944a.
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM 13/067 (May 1977).
  • <7> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6920 4406 (98m by 104m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31560
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/166

Record last edited

Mar 26 2018 2:15PM

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