MDE21558 - Post-medieval or modern quarry at Ridgway Cross (Monument)


A quarry is marked on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Three disused quarries, possibly dug for roads. Quarry B, SS 8089 3050. [1] The site is shown as a clear area in the northwestern corner of Ridgeway Crossroads on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [2] The quarry is depicted but not labelled on the 25 inch 2nd Edition map. [3] The site is depicted on the 2018 MasterMap data and labelled "Workings (dis)". [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: Bannister, N.R. and Bannister, D.E.. 1992. Historic landscape survey of the Molland Estate, Nr South Molton, Devon. A37b, 8 June 1992.
  • <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. 2018. MasterMap.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 54023
  • Devon SMR: SS83SW/28/1
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 8089 3049 (15m by 13m)
Map sheet SS83SW

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Record last edited

Feb 18 2019 2:42PM


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