MDE21067 - 19th Century quarry west of Lynton (Monument)

Summary

The quarry is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

'Quarry' shown on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1903) map and the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1962) map. [1] Large quarry to the west of Lynton active in the later 19th Century which finally closed in the 1930s. A local resident suggested the two buildings to the east were to safeguard explosives used in the quarry and one possibly housed detonators. Three photographs included. [?] The quarry is shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map in a much smaller form. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1903. OS 6" Sheet 3NW & SW.
  • <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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7138 4945 (59m by 43m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31085
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/155

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:04PM

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