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HER Number:MDV112350
Name:Extraction Pit Northwest 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 northwest of Ford Farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 014 868
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, 2000, OS/00077, OS/00077 074-75 10-APR-2000 (Aerial Photograph). SDV355701.

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 northwest of Ford Farm. The earthwork pit is oval in shape, measures approximately 36m in length by 25m in width and is located in an area where numerous similar such features have been recorded. The former extraction pit remains visible as an earthwork pit on aerial photographs of 2000.

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: #71746 ]
SDV355701Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 2000. OS/00077. Ordnance Survey. Photograph (Paper). OS/00077 074-75 10-APR-2000.
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 28 2015 9:10AM