MDE21128 - Lane Head Quarry (Monument)


The quarry is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Lane Head Quarry is depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] It is also shown on the six inch 2nd Edition and 1963 Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3] Recorded as a 'public quarry' to be set out according to 1862 Parracombe Down Enclosure Award and map, for maintenance of new enclosure roads. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #44422 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, 6NE.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Unpublished document: 1862. Parracombe Down Enclosure Award.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Wilmshurst, F.A.. 2000. Enclosure Awards file and accompanying map overlays. Parracombe Down.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31415
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/107
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 6723 4541 (26m by 32m)
Map sheet SS64NE

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Record last edited

Oct 21 2020 1:39PM


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