MDE21188 - Post-medieval quarry southwest of North Barton (Monument)


A quarry is shown on historic mapping and is visible as an earthwork.

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'Old Quarry' shown on 6 inch 2nd Edition 1905 Ordnance Survey map. [1] 'Quarry (disused)' shown on 6 inch 1963 map. [2] The quarry is also depicted and described as old on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3] McDonnell transcribed the earthworks of this quarry in the 1980s. It is described as one of five irregular quarried depressions in this area, and one of three that are shown on Ordnance Survey maps. [4-6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1905. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, 6SE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #45888 ]
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 3141 (April 1947).
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM 13/123 (May 1977).
  • <6> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6741A.



Grid reference Centred SS 6795 4107 (68m by 53m)
Map sheet SS64SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31569
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/157

Record last edited

Feb 19 2019 12:39PM


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