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HER Number:MDV114492
Name:Quarry Pit in Quarry Wood

Summary

An oval former quarry of probable post-medieval date was visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork pit on to the south-western edge of Quarry Wood.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 470 706
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

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, RAF/CPE/483/4242-3 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

The transcriptions of an oval earthwork pit from cropmarks visible aerial photographs RAF/540/483/4242-3 corresponds to a database record of an earthwork quarry pit of post-medieval date on the south-western edge of Quarry Wood.


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

The aerial photograph reference given in the Tamar Valley NMP transcription attributes is incomplete; the date of the photograph is not included.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF/CPE/483/4242-3. [Mapped feature: #73831 ]
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 19 2016 5:51PM