MMO2748 - Post-medieval quarry on Five Barrows Hill (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
A small irregular quarry, most likely dating to the post-medieval period, is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs on Five Barrows Hill, North Molton. Centred at SS 7343 3673, the irregularly shaped quarry measures some 60 metres long and up to 20 metres wide. It is depicted but not annotated on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889, suggesting it was abandoned prior to this date. There is no indication as to what material was extracted here; however, it may have been opened in an attempt to extend operations from Five Barrows Quarry to the south (see MMO2746). [1,2]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7343 3673 (48m by 62m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1484296 (Pastscape entry: 1484296)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NW88
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1484296
Record last edited
Mar 18 2019 4:31PM
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