MDE21213 - Post-medieval quarry on Shoulsbarrow Common (Monument)

Summary

A quarry is depicted on historic mapping and has been noted on aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Old quarry' is shown and depicted on the 6 inch 2nd Edition (1905) Ordnance Survey map and the 6 inch (1963) map. [1,2] The "old quarry" is also shown and labelled on the 1st Edition 25 inch map. [3] The feature was noted on aerial photographs and described as a large, irregular quarried depression. [4-6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1896. County Series, First Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM 14/053 (May 1977).
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 4142 (April 1947).
  • <6> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6939C.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6991 3968 (91m by 57m)
Map sheet SS63NE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 32574
  • Devon SMR: SS63NE/78

Record last edited

May 19 2020 1:47PM

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