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HER Number:MDV112333
Name:Extraction Pit North of Woodmanton

Summary

An extraction pit of probable post-medieval to modern date is visible as an earthwork pit on aerial photographs of 1946 onwards, to the north of Woodmanton. The former extraction pit is visible on aerial photographs up until 1979, although its survival after this date is unclear.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 012 861
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoodbury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWOODBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1823, RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3004-05 04-NOV-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354994.

The extraction pit is visible as an earthwork pit.


Ordnance Survey, 1979, OS/79083, OS/79083 038-39 28-AUG-1979 (Aerial Photograph). SDV355374.

The extraction pit is visible as an earthwork pit.


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

An extraction pit of probable post-medieval to modern date is visible as an earthwork pit on aerial photographs of 1946 onwards, to the north of Woodmanton. The earthwork is sub-circular in shape, measures approximately 17m in diameter and is located in an area where numerous similar such features have been recorded. The former extraction pit is visible on aerial photographs up until 1979, although its survival after this date is unclear.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV354994Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1823. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1823 RP 3004-05 04-NOV-1946. [Mapped feature: #71731 ]
SDV355374Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1979. OS/79083. Ordnance Survey. Photograph (Paper). OS/79083 038-39 28-AUG-1979.
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.

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:May 27 2015 4:08PM