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HER Number:MDV114248
Name:Quarries, West of Short Burn Farm

Summary

Quarries of post-medieval to modern date are visible as earthwork cut features on aerial photographs, to the west of Short Burn Farm. The earthworks were recorded as part of the Tamar Valley NMP project.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 414 784
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMilton Abbot
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMILTON ABBOT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, MAL 127/71/073-4 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

Two earthwork cut features visible on aerial photographs have been interpreted as post-medieval quarries.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2016, Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey (Personal Comment). SDV359374.

Only part of the photo reference is given in the transcription attributes, so the date of the photograph is not known.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). MAL 127/71/073-4. [Mapped feature: #73585 ]
SDV359374Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2016. Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2016 3:05PM