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HER Number:MDV25157
Name:Pit or quarry on Pudsham Down, Buckland in the Moor

Summary

Roadside sand pit depicted on the historic maps, near junction of the two roads. Area extended in the 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 729 745
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/138

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (XIX - 1849 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Very small 'Sand Pit' shown on the late 19th century (1889) historic map, on the northern side of the road.


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

Unchanged from the late 19th century historic map depiction.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 1317 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Larger pit area shown on the mid-20th century historic map.


Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist, 21/1/1983 (Un-published). SDV345904.

Small roadstone quarry situated on the north side of the Buckland / Cold East Cross road near turning to Venton.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Small quarry visible beside road on the aerial photographs.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Modern mapping shows pit area, unchanged from the mid-20th century historic map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1317.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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).
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. 21/1/1983.
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84949 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25162Related to: Field system north of Challamoor and Ruddycleave, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30655Related to: Medieval fields on Pudsham Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2018 11:05AM