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HER Number:MDV120856
Name:Quarry at Unberleigh, Atherington

Summary

Earthworks of a 19th quarry are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1948 and on digital images derived from lidar data captured between 1998-2016, at Unberleigh, Atherington. Earthworks are shown in this location and labelled as 'Quarry' on both the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps and earthworks are also shown on the 2018 MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 607 239
Map Sheet:SS62SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAtherington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishATHERINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Earthworks are shown in this location and labelled as 'Quarry'.

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

Earthworks are shown in this location and labelled as 'Quarry'.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

An irregular shaped earthwork pit is visible in this location. Map object partly based on this source.

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 PRN167758.

Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN167758 (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 and is sited within an area described as rough ground showing signs of earlier use as agricultural land in the Historic Landscape Characterisation for Devon.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF CPE/UK/2549/3147&8 27-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. PRN167758.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80100 ]
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:Oct 24 2019 6:08PM