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HER Number:MDV122358
Name:Quarry above Ramson Cliff, Georgeham

Summary

Site of probable quarry, first shown on late 19th century mapping. Surface irregularity is still visible on 2010 aerial photographs, however this is no longer apparent on the 2015-2017 aerial photographs.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 435 407
Map Sheet:SS44SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 2521

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1880 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Suspected quarry is visible on Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition map.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

1889 Ordnance Survey map shows surface irregularity that is presumably a former quarry.


GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Surface irregularity is still visible suggesting the presence of a former quarry, as shown on 2010 aerial photographs.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Surface irregularity is no longer visble on 2015-2017 aerial photographs.


University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 4353 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Pit marked on 1889 first edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey map and on 1904 revision, but not labelled 'Quarry'. Pit is still visible on Lidar, circa 20.0 metres by 17.0 metres by 1.0-2.0 metres deep.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Feature shown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 4353.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117545 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 25 2019 1:04PM