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HER Number:MDV112965
Name:Extraction Pit West of New Ford Farm

Summary

An extraction pit of probable post-medieval to modern date is visible as an earthwork pit on aerial photographs of 1963 and 1966, to the west of New Ford Farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 038 931
Map Sheet:SY09SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishRockbeare
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishROCKBEARE

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, 1963, RAF/543/2332, RAF/543/2332 2F21 074-75 26-JUL-1963 (Aerial Photograph). SDV354847.

The extraction pit is visible as an earthwork pit.

Ordnance Survey, 1966, OS/66185 V, OS/66185 V 378-79 22-JUL-1966 (Aerial Photograph). SDV357577.

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 1963 and 1966, to the west of New Ford Farm. The small oval shaped earthwork measures approximately 16.5m in length by 12.5m in width and is not visible on aerial photographs after 1966.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV354847Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1963. RAF/543/2332. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/543/2332 2F21 074-75 26-JUL-1963. [Mapped feature: #72321 ]
SDV356883Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2014-2015. East and Mid Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV357577Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1966. OS/66185 V. Ordnance Survey. Photograph (Paper). OS/66185 V 378-79 22-JUL-1966.

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:Jun 7 2021 8:50AM