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HER Number:MDV107974
Name:Quarry West South West of Weaver Cross

Summary

The remains of a roughly circular pit were visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s onwards and images derived from lidar data to the west-south-west of Weaver Cross. The pit was probably the remains of a quarry of post-medieval date.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 039 030
Map Sheet:ST00SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3301-3302 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

An earthwork pit was visible.


BKS Surveys Ltd, 1967, BKS/2822, BKS/2822 V 2979-2980 14-MAR-1967 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354836.

An earthwork pit remained visible.


Environment Agency, 2005-2012, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution), LIDAR ST0302-ST0303 Environment Agency DSM 2005-2010 (Cartographic). SDV357033.

An earthwork pit remained visible.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2014-2015, East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV356883.

The remains of a roughly circular pit up to circa 38 metres in diameter was visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s onwards and images derived from lidar data on gentle south-facing slopes overlooking a tributary to the River Clyst, approximately 580 metres to the west-south-west of Weaver Cross. The pit was probably the remains of a quarry of post-medieval date.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV354836Aerial Photograph: BKS Surveys Ltd. 1967. BKS/2822. BKS Surveys Ltd. Photograph (Paper). BKS/2822 V 2979-2980 14-MAR-1967.
SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3301-3302 04-NOV-1946.
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
SDV357033Cartographic: Environment Agency. 2005-2012. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR ST0302-ST0303 Environment Agency DSM 2005-2010. [Mapped feature: #67364 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6530 - The East and Mid-Devon Rivers Catchment NMP project (Ref: ACD613)

Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2019 12:20PM