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HER Number:MDV109019
Name:Possible Pit to the north of Combe Road, Axmouth

Summary

A feature is present on the 19th century Tithe Map, and the First and Second Edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey maps, which may relate to a nearby quarry.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 278 906
Map Sheet:SY29SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Unknown date)

Full description

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

A small circular feature is illustrated within the south-east corner of plot 101 on the Axmouth Tithe Map.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

A feature is present within the south-east corner of the field, but it is of a different size and shape to that shown on the earlier Tithe Map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

The layout of the feature is similar to that shown on the First Edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

A small circular feature is illustrated within the south-east corner of plot 101 on the Axmouth Tithe Map of 1842. Although of a different size and shape, a feature is also shown in this location on both the First and Second Edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey maps. It is possible that this feature may relate to the quarry to the south of the road.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

The feature is no longer present.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #68355 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV39264Related to: Chalk Pit south of Combe Road, Axmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2015 9:53AM