MDE21166 - Post-medieval quarries west of Old Wood (Monument)

Summary

Two quarries are shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two quarries are shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map; the southwesterly one is simply labelled 'quarry' while the northeastern one is shown as an 'old quarry'. [1] Both are labelled as 'old quarries' on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map and remain so on the 6 inch 1903 and 1962 maps. [2-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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 7NW.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7317 4714 (54m by 24m)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31509
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/189

Record last edited

Mar 13 2018 4:14PM

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