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HER Number:MDV121309
Name:Extractive pits, south of Brushford Barton, Brushford

Summary

Earthworks of two possible post-medieval or 19th century extractive pits are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1946, to the south of Brushford Barton, Brushford. The northern earthwork corresponds to a pit or pond feature on the Ordnance Survey First Edition 25 inch map and with a pond on the 2018 MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 675 074
Map Sheet:SS60NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrushford
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRUSHFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

The northern-most earthwork corresponds to a pit or pond feature.


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

Transcriptions of two cut features correspond to the grid reference for PRN166757


Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN166757 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

Two hollows are visible as low earthworks to the south of Brushford Barton. The location of northernmost is marked on the OS 1st Edition 1:2500 scale map. They are possibly extractive pits or ponds and were digitally plotted during the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF 3G/TUD/UK/159 PART III 5261-2 19-APR-1946


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

The northern-most earthwork corresponds to pond.

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. PRN166757.
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:Mar 13 2018 2:31PM