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HER Number:MDV20199
Name:Quarry to the southwest of Westleigh


Site of a disused quarry by the junction of the B3223 and the A39.


Grid Reference:SS 462 282
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWestleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWESTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/91

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.

Quarry marked, with a building towards the western end.

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

Building not shown.

King, A. C., 1979, Bideford Bypass Survey, No. 4 (Report - Survey). SDV1506.

Disused quarry shown on 1963 6 inch Ordnance Survey map. Mentioned in 1979 DCRA survey

Griffiths, D. M., 1984, DCRA Survey Site Visit (Site Visit). SDV80922.

Site visit 12th June 1984. Overgrown. No sign of building. On line of Bideford/Barnstaple bypass.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 449 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Quarry marked on 1889 first edition Ordnance Survey map. Pit still visible on Lidar under tree cover, circa 110 metres by 30 metres across, up to 6 metres deep.

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

Disused workings marked.

Unknown, Untitled Source (Record Office Collection). SDV80921.

Shown on an early 19th century map with a building at the eastern end.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1506Report - Survey: King, A. C.. 1979. Bideford Bypass Survey. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Unknown. No. 4.
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).
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 449.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV80921Record Office Collection: Unknown. 50/3/1/1. Unknown.
SDV80922Site Visit: Griffiths, D. M.. 1984. DCRA Survey Site Visit. DCRA Survey Site Visit. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2019 12:20PM