MMO2751 - Post-medieval quarry west of Five Barrows (Monument)

Summary

A circular pit visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs is shown as a quarry on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. It most likely dates to the post-medieval period, and filled with water after being abandoned some time after 1889.

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A circular pit visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs is marked on modern maps as a pond but shown as a quarry on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey. Centred at approximately SS 7279 3708, the pit measures approximately 18 metres across. It most likely dates to the post-medieval period, and filled with water after being abandoned some time after 1889. [1-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2004. 1:10000, 2004. 1:10,000.
  • <4>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 73 NW. MD002189. [Mapped feature: #46685 ]
  • <11> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/96559 13-14 (7 May 1996).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7279 3708 (22m by 23m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1484306

Record last edited

Sep 2 2020 10:33AM

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