MDE21187 - Post-medieval quarrying on Challacombe Common (Monument)

Summary

An area of quarrying is shown on historic mapping and aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

An aerial photograph taken in 1980 shows an area of ground disturbance here. [1] Historic mapping shows that the area was subject to quarrying. [2-5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR SS6943:SF1448/432 (23 April 1980).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6959 4331 (88m by 188m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 21626
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31568
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/131
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/158
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20938

Record last edited

Nov 26 2019 2:13PM

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