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HER Number:MDV117824
Name:Possible Extraction Pit north of Clifthorn, Kilmington

Summary

Possible post-medieval or early modern extractive pit, visible as an earthwork on images derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2014, which probably went out of use by the late-19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 261 997
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKilmington
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKILMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1880 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

No features are depicted in this location.


Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2482, RAF/CPE/UK/2482 RS 4015-4016 10-MAR-1948 (Aerial Photograph). SDV359310.

An irregular earthwork pit is visible.


Environment Agency, 1998-2014, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), LIDAR SY2699 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 30-SEP-2014 (Cartographic). SDV359177.

A shallow earthwork depression is visible.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2016-2018, The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV359463.

An irregular earthwork pit, circa 40-70 metres in size, is visible on aerial photographs taken from the 1940s onwards and on images derived from lidar data captured between 1998 and 2014. No features are depicted in this location on the available historic mapping, and it is interpreted as the remains of an extractive pit that was abandoned by the late-19th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359177Cartographic: Environment Agency. 1998-2014. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. LIDAR SY2699 Environment Agency DTM 01-JAN-1998 to 30-SEP-2014. [Mapped feature: #77099 ]
SDV359310Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2482. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/2482 RS 4015-4016 10-MAR-1948.
SDV359463Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2016-2018. The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:2

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7508 - The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Ref: ACD1228)

Date Last Edited:Mar 20 2018 1:21PM