MDE21559 - Post-medieval quarries south of Ridgway Cross (Monument)


Two quarries are marked on historic mapping.

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Three disused quarries, possibly dug for roads. Quarry C, SS 8093 3039. [1] Two quarries are depicted and labelled on the 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. The first abuts the western side of the road up to Ridgway Cross, at SS80903039; the second is at SS 8093 3039 and is reached by a routeway leaving the road halfway between the first quarry and Ridgway Cross. [2] The quarries are depicted but not labelled on the 25 inch 2nd Edition map. [3] The eastern quarry is depicted on 2018 MasterMap data, although the routeway to the feature is not. It is 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. A37c, 8 June 1992.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #45879 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #45878 ]

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 54024
  • Devon SMR: SS83SW/28/2
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 8092 3039 (54m by 19m)
Map sheet SS83SW

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Record last edited

Mar 23 2021 5:00PM


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