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HER Number:MDV106292
Name:Quarry Close, south of Higher Trayne Farm, Ilfracombe.


Nineteenth Century field name, suggests quarrying activities in this field, and an 'Old Quarry' is depicted on later mapping (OS (2nd Edition), 1904) in the north-east corner of the field at SS 5413 4592.


Grid Reference:SS 541 458
Map Sheet:SS54NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIlfracombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 1378 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1863 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Field called 'Quarry Close' on 1839 Tithe Apportionment and 1840 Tithe Map (plot 1378); 1904 Ordnance Survey map shows an 'Old Quarry' in the north east corner at SS 5413 4592, whilst a 1999 Aerial Photograph shows irregularities further to the south at SS 5411 4584. The area to the north of the current northern boundary and track, was part of this field.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 1863.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. 1378. [Mapped feature: #65743 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2016 11:41AM