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HER Number:MDV24671
Name:QUARRY in the Parish of Axminster


Large disused quarry hole overgrown. Track leads up to it from main road to north.


Grid Reference:SY 310 967
Map Sheet:SY39NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY39NW/28

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

1838, 1449 (Cartographic). SDV103258.

On Tithe Apportionment called Coombe Close. No mention of quarry but it could have been mistaken for a natural feature, i.e. Combe.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of 'Old Quarries' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map.

1948, CPE/UK/2431/4200 (Aerial Photograph). SDV103259.

Appears disused on early aerial photo.

Weddell, P. J., 1985, Tile and Pot Scatter (Worksheet). SDV99922.

Large disused quarry hole overgrown. Track leads up to it from main road to north.

1985, Untitled Source (Photograph). SDV103261.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV103258Cartographic: 1838. 1449. Tithe Map and Apportionment.
SDV103259Aerial Photograph: 1948. CPE/UK/2431/4200. RAF.
SDV103261Photograph: 1985.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".
SDV99922Worksheet: Weddell, P. J.. 1985. Tile and Pot Scatter. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV111 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM