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HER Number:MDV35051
Name:Quarry, northwest of Nethergrove Farm, High Bickington

Summary

A post-medieval to 19th century quarry to the northwest of Nethergrove Farm, High Bickington, is shown on both the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps and is visible as an earthwork pit on aerial photographs taken in 1948. Earthworks are also shown in this location on the Ordnance Survey 2018 MasterMap.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 605 204
Map Sheet:SS62SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHigh Bickington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGH BICKINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS62SW/54

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

1905, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22151.

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


1975, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22152.

'quarry (disused)' shown on os 6" (1975) map.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22153.

Des=os 6"(1906)map sheet 31nw.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22154.

Des=os 6"(1975)map.


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

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


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

Earthworks of an 'Old 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 are visible.The grid reference given for PRN167737 does not, however, correspond with these transcriptions and are incorrect. 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, PRN167737 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

A quarry is marked at this location on the OS 1st Edition 1:2500 scale map. It is visible as an extant feature on aerial photographs (p1) and was digitally plotted during the National Mapping Programme. The quarry is considered likely to be of C19 origin.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF CPE/UK2521 4051-2 22-MAR-1948


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

Earthworks labelled as 'Workings (dis)' are shown in this location. Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV22151Migrated Record: 1905.
SDV22152Migrated Record: 1975.
SDV22153Migrated Record:
SDV22154Migrated Record:
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. PRN167737.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 18 2018 9:33AM