MDE20658 - Post-medieval quarry south of Easter Lane (Monument)


A possible quarry is shown on historic mapping. It appears to have been active at the end of the 19th Century.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An earthwork in two parts is shown on the six inch 1905 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The feature is also shown on the six inch 1962 map. [2] Only the southern part of the earthwork is shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, suggesting that the feature was expanded at the end of the 20th Century. It may have been a quarry. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, 7NE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46911 ]
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 19 January 2021.



Grid reference Centred SS 7783 4713 (65m by 67m)
Map sheet SS74NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 57194
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/641

Record last edited

Jun 9 2021 12:36PM


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