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HER Number:MDV25749
Name:Quarry on Ramshorn Down, Ilsington

Summary

Small quarry depicted on the late 19th century historic mapping. Extended by the early 20th century and marked as disused in later 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 790 740
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/107

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small 'Quarry' marked on the late 19th century historic map, on the eastern side of the road on the western side of Ramshorn Down.


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

Quarry has been expanded by the time of the early 20th century (1904) historic map.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 1324 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


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

Small quarry visible on the 1940s aerial photograph.


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

Quarry area marked but not labelled on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1324.
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).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85094 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV120984Related to: Boundary stone on Ramshorn Down, Bickington (Monument)
MDV120986Related to: Limekiln on north-western corner of Ramshorn Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2018 2:44PM