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HER Number:MDV120949
Name:Extractive pit, south of Higher Wampford, King's Nympton

Summary

An earthwork cut feature and bank of a former 20th century extractive pit are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947, to the south of Higher Wampford, King's Nympton. Earthworks of the extractive pit are visible on the 2018 Ordnance Survey MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 695 220
Map Sheet:SS62SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKing's Nympton
DistrictNorth Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Transcriptions of a cut feature and bank correspond to the grid reference for PRN167724.


Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN167724 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

A quarry is visible on aerial photographs (p1). It is recorded on modern OS 1:10,000 mapping, but not 1st or 2nd edition historic maps. This would suggest that it is of recent, possibly 20th century, origin. The quarry has been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF CPE/UK 1989 2057-2063 12-APR-1947


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

Earthworks are shown in this location.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321540Cartographic: Young, A.. 2005. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80193 ]
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. PRN167724.
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 26 2018 3:14PM