MDE21236 - Post-medieval quarries in South Wood (Monument)

Summary

Two old quarries are depicted on historic mapping. They later appear to have been merged into one larger quarry.

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Full Description

The site of two old quarries is depicted on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at SS 7433 3137 and SS 7434 3135 . [1] The site is depicted and labelled as a single old quarry on the six inch 1906 map and the six inch 1963 map. [2,3] 2018 Ordnance Survey MasterMap data depicts an unlabelled earthwork feature in this location. A track has been established through the site. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1906, 15NW.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #46016 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7434 3136 (24m by 42m)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 33717
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/60

Record last edited

Apr 17 2019 1:06PM

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