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HER Number:MDV112346
Name:Extraction Pit to the Southwest of Ford Farm

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 southwest of Ford Farm. It is largely obscured by tree cover, although remains visible as an earthwork pit on Lidar-derived images captured in 2005.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 014 865
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 a wooded earthwork pit.


Environment Agency, 1998-2012, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution), LIDAR SY0186 Environment Agency JPEG DSM 06-DEC-2005 & 19-DEC-2005 (Cartographic). SDV357034.

The extraction pit is visible as a wooded 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 southwest of Ford Farm. The earthwork is irregular in shape, measures approximately 47m in length by 23m in width and is located in an area where numerous similar such features have been recorded. The former extraction pit is largely obscured by tree cover, although remains visible as an earthwork pit on Lidar-derived images captured in 2005.

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: #71743 ]
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
SDV357034Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2012. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR SY0186 Environment Agency JPEG DSM 06-DEC-2005 & 19-DEC-2005.

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 28 2015 8:43AM