MDE21049 - Possible quarry southeast of Countisbury (Monument)

Summary

It has been stated that a quarry is shown on historic mapping at this location; however no evidence can be seen for this.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps do not show any features in this location. [1,2] 'Quarry' is apparently shown on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1903) map and 6 inch (1962) map. [3,4] The modern Ordnance Survey mapping (2013) also does not show any features in this location. It is possible that the site referred to has been mapped incorrectly. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <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. Sheet 3NW and SW.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7494 4937 (point) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31067
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/174

Record last edited

Apr 12 2016 11:02AM

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