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HER Number:MDV120821
Name:Quarry, southwest of Higher Broadwood, High Bickington

Summary

Earthworks of a post-medieval to 19th century quarry to the southwest of Higher Broadwood, High Bickington, are shown on both the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps and are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1948. Earthworks of the quarry are also shown on the 2018 Ordnance Survey MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 605 212
Map Sheet:SS62SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHigh Bickington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGH BICKINGTON

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.

Earthworks of a 'Quarry' are shown and labelled in this location.


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

Earthworks of a 'Quarry' are shown and labelled 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 PRN167744. 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, PRN167744 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

A quarry is marked at this location on the OS 1st Edition 1:2500 scale map. It is visible as an extant feature on aerial photographs (p1) and was digitally plotted during the National Mapping Programme. The quarry is considered likely to be of C19 origin. The feature is sited within an area described as medieval enclosures based on strip fields in the Historic Landscape Characterisation for Devon.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF CPE/UK2521 4051-2 22-MAR-1948


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. PRN167744.
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 18 2018 4:34PM