MDE21103 - Post-medieval quarry north of Coombe Girt (Monument)

Summary

A quarry is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An old quarry is depicted and labelled on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at SS 7689 4866. [1] The quarry is also depicted on the 6 inch 2nd Edition map and the 6 inch 1962 map. [2,3] The feature was noted by McDonnell on aerial photographs dating to 1947. [4,5] The feature is not shown on modern MasterMap data. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1905. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <4> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7648a.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 4043 (April 1947).
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7689 4866 (37m by 17m)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31121
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/585

Record last edited

Apr 4 2018 9:46AM

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