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HER Number:MDV17687
Name:Quarry north of West Sherford

Summary

Quarry and limekiln mentioned in the 16th century to the north of West Sherford

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 537
Map Sheet:SX55SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrixton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIXTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55SW/84

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVI to XXI - 1501 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Griffiths, D. M., Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV340549.

The 'Old Kiln' on the Tithe Map is probably not that mentioned in the document, although the quarry site could be the same.

Unknown, 1839, Brixton (Cartographic). SDV340526.

Field Number 573 on the Brixton Tithe Map was called 'Old Kiln Orchard and Waste' on the Apportionment; the map marks the position of the quarry and limekiln. Other details: Copy in Parish File.

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

'Old Quarry' shown on 19th century map in an orchard to the north of West Sherford.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Copeland, G. W., 1945, Fourteenth Report of the Plymouth and District Branch, 129 (Article in Serial). SDV339003.

Lime quarries are known to have been worked at West Sherford sometime before the reign of Henry VIII. A lease of 1516/1517 refers to the limekilns and the house "adjoining the culverhouse".

Exeter Archaeology, 2000, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed New Settlement Site, Brixton, South Hams, 4,12 (Report - Assessment). SDV324147.

Fields called 'Great Kiln Park' and 'Little Kiln Park' in the 1840 Brixton Tithe Apportionment are shown nearby.

Scott Wilson, 2006, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement, Site 57 (Report - Assessment). SDV340472.

Quarry and limekiln referred to in the 16th century.

Jack, S. + Steadman, S., 2007, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage, Site 57 (Report - Assessment). SDV340474.

Site of 16th century quarry and limekiln.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324147Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2000. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed New Settlement Site, Brixton, South Hams. Exeter Archaeology Report. 00.69. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4,12.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339003Article in Serial: Copeland, G. W.. 1945. Fourteenth Report of the Plymouth and District Branch. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 77. A5 Hardback. 129.
SDV340472Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2006. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement. Scott Wilson Report. D108531. A4 Stapled + Digital. Site 57.
SDV340474Report - Assessment: Jack, S. + Steadman, S.. 2007. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage. Scott Wilson Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. Site 57.
SDV340526Cartographic: Unknown. 1839. Brixton. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV340549Personal Comment: Griffiths, D. M..

Associated Monuments

MDV2257Related to: West Sherford Farmhouse (Building)
MDV74358Related to: West Sherford Farmstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4380 - Assessment for Sherford New Community

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2019 10:55AM