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HER Number:MDV120700
Name:Quarry, southeast of Sherwood Farm, Yarnscombe

Summary

A post-medieval to 19th century quarry to the southeast of Sherwood Farm, Yarnscombe, is shown on both the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps and is visible as an earthwork pit on aerial photographs taken in 1947. Earthworks of this quarry and an additional quarry of 20th century date to the northeast are shown on the Ordnance Survey 2018 MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 562 203
Map Sheet:SS52SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarnscombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGH BICKINGTON
Ecclesiastical ParishYARNSCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A 'Quarry' is shown and labelled in this location.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Earthworks of the quarry are shown in this location.


Young, A., 2005, Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Cartographic). SDV321540.

Transcriptions of a cut feature correspond to the grid reference for PRN167507. Map object partly based on this source.


Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN167507 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

A quarry is visible on aerial photographs (p1). It is marked on OS 1st Edition 1:2500 mapping. The quarry has been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF CPE/UK/2082 4121-4 19-MAY-1947


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Earthworks are shown in this location. Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321540Cartographic: Young, A.. 2005. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. PRN167507.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 11 2018 5:25PM