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HER Number:MDV125734
Name:Quarry Pits to southeast of Croydhoe Farm, Georgeham


Two pits on east side of track to southeast of farm. They appear to represent extensions to the nearby larger quarry.


Grid Reference:SS 427 403
Map Sheet:SS44SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1890 AD to 1904 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Pits not shown.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 4358-9 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Pits first shown on 1904 Ordnance Survey 25 inch map as part of group marked 'Quarries'. Pits visible on Lidar; northern pit circa 18.0 metres by 15.0 metres, 1.0-4.0 metres deep, southern pit circa 20.0 metres by 29.0 metres, 3.0-5.0 metres deep.

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

Sites of quarries depicted, but not marked as such.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 4358-9.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117659 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV31679Related to: Quarries, Georgeham (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 2 2019 3:56PM