MDE21093 - Disputed post-medieval quarry at Rockford (Monument)

Summary

A quarry is said to be sited in this location but none is depicted here on the specified maps.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Quarry' shown on the six inch 1903 2nd Edition and six inch 1962 Ordnance Survey maps at SS 7563 4773. [1-3] There is no record of a quarry at this location on the specified maps. It is not clear whether this record has arisen from an incorrect grid reference, which is sited in the centre of the East Lyn River. There are no quarries labelled in the near vicinity. [1,2,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, 3SE and 3NE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <3>XY Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Devon Reference 31111. [Mapped feature: #33651 ]
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 13 January 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7563 4773 (point)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31111
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/596

Record last edited

Jan 13 2021 1:55PM

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