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HER Number:MDV124979
Name:Quarry in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor

Summary

Site of one of three adjacent features with possible quarry activity. Recorded but not labelled as a quarry on 1889 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 555 475
Map Sheet:SS54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerrynarbor
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRYNARBOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Quarry-like featured depicted but not labelled as a quarry within Northfield Wood. Two similar features are located just to the west. Old quarries are also marked on a similar line on the east side of the wood.


University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 3667 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

One of three adjacent features with possible quarry activity. Depression/cutting circa 25 metres by 25 metres across, circa 3 metres deep. Marked on 1889 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, but not labelled as a quarry. Presently under tree cover.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #116060 ]
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 3667.

Associated Monuments

MDV124981Related to: Quarries in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor (Monument)
MDV124985Related to: Quarry in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2019 10:29AM