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Monument Number 1466419

Hob Uid: 1466419
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Lynton and Lynmouth
Grid Ref : SS7366049430
Summary : A quarry of probable post-medieval date is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs abutting Countisbury Hill Road. It is one of two in close proximity, both marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889, which may have been excavated to provide materials for the construction of Countisbury Hill Road.
More information : A quarry of probable post-medieval date is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs abutting Countisbury Hill Road, centred on circa SS 73664943. It is the larger of two quarries in close proximity, the second larger site being some 100 metres to the south-west, which may have been excavated to provide materials for the construction of Countisbury Hill Road. Both are marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1889. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:2500, 1889
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/72065 028-029 15-APR-1972
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Quarry, Extractive Pit
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 31068
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 NW 204
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1466415
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1466440
Relationship type : General association

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