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HER Number:MDV122361
Name:Sand Pits, Northam, Devon

Summary

Sand pits are first depicted on late 19th century mapping and, as shown on early 20th century maps expand slightly across the landscape. During the late 20th century these sand pits are no longer visible.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 439 307
Map Sheet:SS43SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 2524

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SAND PIT (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1953 AD (Pre))

Full description

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

Sand Pits are first visible on the Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition map.


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

Sand Pits are still visible on the Ordnance Survey 1904-06 Second Edition mapping, however they have now expanded and cover a slightly larger area.


Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Sand Pits are no longer apparent or marked on the 1953-69 National Grid Ordnance Survey Metric 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.

Sandpits were depicted on the 1888 and 1904 Ordnance Survey maps, having increased in extent by the latter date.

Sources / Further Reading

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). [Mapped feature: #112323 ]
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.
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2018 11:54AM