MDE21250 - Post-medieval quarry on Smallacombe Combe (Monument)

Summary

An old quarry is depicted on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Old quarry' shown on 1906 6 inch Ordnance Survey map. [1] No sign of quarry on 1973 Ordnance Survey map. [2] Second quarry north of Smallcombe Quarry lying in valley. [3] Site of 'old quarry' shown on the 1880s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map as a large excavated area to the northwest of 'Smallacombe Quarry' [4] It is suggested that the quarry is a subsidiary quarry of Smallacombe Quarry to the south. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1906.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1973. 1:10000, 1973. 1:10,000.
  • <3> Report: Bannister, N.R. and Bannister, D.E.. 1992. Historic landscape survey of the Molland Estate, Nr South Molton, Devon. A21, 4 June 1992.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 14 January 1993.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8140 2943 (64m by 52m)
Map sheet SS82NW
Civil Parish MOLLAND, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 33911
  • Devon SMR: SS82NW/37

Record last edited

Mar 23 2021 5:05PM

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