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HER Number:MDV124981
Name:Quarries in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor

Summary

Two adjacent quarry-like features lying close to another, similar, feature in Northfield Wood. Recorded but not labelled as quarries on the 1889 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Further quarrying activity is recorded on the east side of the wood.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 554 475
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.

Two adjacent quarry-like featured depicted but not labelled as quarries within Northfield Wood, located just to the west of another similar feature. 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 3665-6 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Two adjacent features with possible quarry activity. Depression/cuttings circa 25 metres by 30 metres across and 40 metres by 30 metres across, both circa 3 metres deep. Marked on 1889 25 inch Ordnance Survey map but not labelled as quarries. 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: #116062 ]
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 3665-6.

Associated Monuments

MDV119110Related to: Old Quarries in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor (Monument)
MDV124985Related to: Quarry in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor (Monument)
MDV124979Related to: Quarry in Northfield Wood, Berrynarbor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2019 3:33PM