MEM22770 - Post-medieval gravel pit near Bonhill Bridge (Monument)

Summary

Two post-medieval gravel pits were visible and annotated on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey mapping. The site was annotated as 'old gravel pit' on the 2nd Edition mapping indicating the site had fallen out of use.

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Protected Status

Full Description

Two post-medieval gravel pits were visible and annotated on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey mapping. The site was annotated as 'old gravel pit' on the 2nd Edition mapping and the 6 inch 1963 map, indicating that extraction was no longer taking place. The earthworks were not visible on 2014 Ordnance Survey MasterMap. [1-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6854 4828 (18m by 27m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS64NE
Civil Parish MARTINHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31051
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/83
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21036

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:12PM

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