MDE20645 - Post-medieval quarry southeast of Sunnyside Farm (Monument)

Summary

Various Ordnance Survey maps show an "old quarry" marked at this location. Its remains are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs from 2017.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An old quarry is depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The quarry is also shown on the 25 inch 2nd Edition map, as well as the six inch 1838 and 1963 maps. [2-4] The quarry is not marked on 2018 MasterMap data; however, the earthworks can be seen on 2017 aerial photographs. [5,6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1903/38. 6 Inch: 1903-38. 1:10560.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Getmapping. 2017. Vertical Aerial Photography of Exmoor National Park.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 673 445 (31m by 27m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 57017
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/190

Record last edited

Dec 9 2019 2:05PM

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