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HER Number:MDV13794
Name:Higher Plantation, Clay Pit

Summary

Site of a disused clay pit shown on 20th century map to the west of Higher Plantation

Location

Grid Reference:SX 856 759
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/49

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLAY PIT (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1963, SX87NE (Cartographic). SDV339752.

Site of 'Clay Pit (Dis)' shown on 1963 map as an irregular shaped feature to the west of Higher Plantation.

Mitchell, M., 1979, Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology: Ball clay survey of South Devon (Worksheet). SDV337798.

Clay Pit, disused. Other details: No 78.

Griffiths, D. M., 1983, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV339754.

Now part of large clayworks.

Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 14 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 5, site 11.

Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP), 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV339561.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 14.
SDV337798Worksheet: Mitchell, M.. 1979. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology: Ball clay survey of South Devon. Worksheet.
SDV339561Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP). Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9.
SDV339752Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SX87NE. Ordnance Survey. Map (Paper).
SDV339754Personal Comment: Griffiths, D. M.. 1983.

Associated Monuments

MDV52180Related to: Preston Manor Clay Works (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4322 - Southacre and John Acres Lane/Whitepit
  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Jun 16 2020 1:41PM