MDE8256 - Smallacombe Quarry (Monument)

Summary

Smallacombe Quarry was shown on historic mapping, together with subsidiary quarries nearby. All are now disused.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Quarry" shown on the 1906 six inch Ordnance Survey map. [1] No sign of the quarry is shown on the 1973 Ordnance Survey map. [2] The quarry is 5 to 6 metres deep, adjacent to a leat (MDE8252). [3] SS 8150 2927. Smallacombe Quarry, a stone quarry is depicted on the 1891 six inch Ordnance Survey map [4], together with subsidiary quarries at SS 8140 2945 (MDE21250) and SS 8137 2959 (MDE21835). They are all now disused. [5] The quarry is also depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1905. 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> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1896. County Series, First Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1891, Devon 16SW.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Report: Field report on SS 82 NW 18 - 14-JAN-1993 . Sainsbury, I S 14-Jan-93 RCHME Field Investigation.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8150 2925 (31m by 33m)
Map sheet SS82NW
Civil Parish MOLLAND, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS82NW/36
  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS82NW/37
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 33912
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21251
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 82 NW18
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 604911

Record last edited

Jan 29 2019 2:44PM

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