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HER Number:MDV119110
Name:Old Quarries in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor

Summary

Site of old quarries recorded on 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 557 475
Map Sheet:SS54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerrynarbor
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRYNARBOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown date)

Full description

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

Old Quarries marked. A line of three more quarries is also shown through Northfield Wood to the west.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1908 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

'Old Quarries' were shown in Northfield Wood on the 1889 and 1904 OS maps. Workings extended for circa 100m N/S by circa 70m E/W.


University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 3646 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Cluster of quarries, marked 'Old Quarry' and 'Quarry' on OS historic maps. Scars visible on Lidar images. The largest is circa 60 metrs by 20 metres across, 10-12 metres deep.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #78402 ]
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 1908.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 3646.

Associated Monuments

MDV124981Related to: Quarries in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor (Monument)
MDV124985Related to: Quarry in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2019 2:31PM