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HER Number:MDV34777
Name:Welcombe House Quarry

Summary

Site of quarry near Welcombe House, visible as one of three earthwork pits on aerial photographs taken in 1988.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 221 175
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWelcombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS21NW/514

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.

An oval quarry is depicted and marked.


Ordnance Survey, 1907, 27SW (Cartographic). SDV335713.

'Old Quarry' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

No sign of quarry.


J.A. Story, 1988, JAS/87/88, NMR JAS/87/88 083-084 02-OCT-1988 (Aerial Photograph). SDV350755.

Three pits are visible as earthworks.


Cornwall County Council, 2002, Cornwall National Mapping Programme (Archive - Survey). SDV350748.

Three medium size oblong features, in a linear pattern, visible as earthworks and classed as post-medieval quarries.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 451 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Knight, S., 2012, Backlog Input Element of the North Devon Coast AONB National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV350734.

This is one of three quarries recorded as earthwork pits on aerial photographs taken in 1988. The other two are recorded in MDV103470.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV335713Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 27SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 451.
SDV350734Interpretation: Knight, S.. 2012. Backlog Input Element of the North Devon Coast AONB National Mapping Programme Project. Digital.
SDV350748Archive - Survey: Cornwall County Council. 2002. Cornwall National Mapping Programme.
SDV350755Aerial Photograph: J.A. Story. 1988. JAS/87/88. J.A. Story Aerial Photographs. Photograph (Paper). NMR JAS/87/88 083-084 02-OCT-1988.

Associated Monuments

MDV103470Related to: Quarries South of Mead Corner (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2015 3:09PM