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HER Number:MDV120968
Name:Quarries within South Ford Copse, South Molton

Summary

Two post-medieval to 19th century quarries are visible as earthwork pits on aerial photographs taken in 1946, within South Ford Copse, South Molton. The northern of the two quarries is shown as an earthwork on the Ordnance Survey First Edition map and both are shown on the Second Edition map. The southern quarry also corresponds with earthworks shown on the 2018 MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 675 238
Map Sheet:SS62SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

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 labelled as 'Quarry' are shown on this map.


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

Earthworks labelled as 'Quarry' are shown on this map.


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

Transcriptions of cut features correspond to the grid reference for PRN167644. 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, PRN167644 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

In South Ford Copse, two quarries are visible on aerial photographs (p1); one is marked on OS 1st Edition 1:2500 mapping, the other on OS 2nd Edition 1:2500 mapping. They have both been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF 106G/UK 1420 4041-8 15-APR-1946


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

The southern quarry corresponds with earthworks on this map. 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.
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. PRN167644.
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 29 2018 3:11PM