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HER Number:MDV34549
Name:Quarry, southeast of Higher Wampford, King's Nympton

Summary

A post-medieval to 19th century quarry, to the southeast of Higher Wampford, King's Nympton, is shown in this location on both the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps and is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1948. Earthworks are also shown on the 2018 Ordnance Survey MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 696 222
Map Sheet:SS62SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKing's Nympton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGS NYMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS62SE/34

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

1905, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV66253.

'quarry' shown on os 6" (1905) map.


1963, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV66254.

'quarry (disused)' shown on os 6" (1963) map.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV66255.

Des=os 6"(1905)map sheet 21se.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV66256.

Des=os 6"(1963)map.


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

Earthworks of an 'Old Quarry' are shown and labelled in this location.


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

Earthworks of a 'Quarry' are shown and labelled in this location.


Young, A., 2005, Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Cartographic). SDV321540.

Transcriptions of a cut feature correspond to the grid reference for PRN167735. Map object partly based on this source.


Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN167735 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

A quarry is visible on aerial photographs (p1). It is marked as 'Old' on OS 1st Edition 1:2500 mapping. The quarry has been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF CPE/UK 25213040-5 22-MAR-1948


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

Earthworks of the former quarry are shown in this location. Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321540Cartographic: Young, A.. 2005. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital.
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).
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. PRN167735.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV66253Migrated Record: 1905.
SDV66254Migrated Record: 1963.
SDV66255Migrated Record:
SDV66256Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 26 2018 3:37PM