MEM24343 - Possible post-medieval quarrying remains on Girt Down (Monument)

Summary

A series of earthworks are depicted on historic mapping. They may represent separate quarries, each of which may have been associated with mining activities on Girt Down.

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Full Description

A series of earthworks are shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps around SS 6028 4817. They may represent separate quarries, each of which may have been associated with mining activities on Girt Down, some of which are recorded to the west of the site (see MDE8274). [1,2] Some of the earthworks are still extant. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6026 4816 (94m by 132m)
Map sheet SS64NW
Civil Parish COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:17PM

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