MDE21750 - Post-medieval public quarries on Parracombe Down (Monument)

Summary

Public quarries are depicted but not labelled on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The Parracombe Down Enclosure Award refers to a public quarry here and depicts a routeway leading to the site from the south (MDE21721). [1] The quarries are depicted but not labelled on historic mapping. [2-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: 1862. Parracombe Down Enclosure Award.
  • <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. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6943 4445 (23m by 50m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 62218
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/211

Record last edited

May 21 2019 4:09PM

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