MDE21813 - Post-medieval quarry on Summer House Hill (Monument)

Summary

An old quarry is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of an 'old quarry' is shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Suvey map on the west side of a field boundary that has since disappeared. During a survey in 2003, a shallow depression 7 metres by 6 metres was identified on a northwest facing slope. [1,2] The quarry is drawn but not labelled on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Suvey map. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
  • <2> Report: Berry, N.. 2003. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Lyn Farm, Lynton, Devon. National Trust reference: 100965.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7242 4897 (20m by 28m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 66880
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/253
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148496

Record last edited

Apr 11 2016 12:43PM

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