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HER Number:MDV125627
Name:Quarries above Freshwater Bay, Ilfracombe

Summary

Site of two quarries marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 494 468
Map Sheet:SS44NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIlfracombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Quarries marked between the road and the cliffs above Freshwater Bay.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 4323-4 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Quarries marked on 1890 first editition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. No obvious pits or scars are visible on Lidar imagery.

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: #117330 ]
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 4323-4.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 24 2019 6:17PM