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HER Number:MDV35748
Name:QUARRY in the Parish of Yarcombe


Site of a large 19C limestone quarry to the south of Woodhayne Farm


Grid Reference:ST 250 120
Map Sheet:ST21SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarcombe
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishYARCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST21SE/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of 'Old Quarry' shown on OS 25" (1880s & 1905) maps as a large irregular shaped area up to 100m wide x up to 85m long on the north side of the stream. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1905) maps.

Ordnance Survey, 1889, 25", 49/7 (Cartographic). SDV24520.

'Old Quarry' marked on OS 25" (1889) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 48NE (Cartographic). SDV100417.

'Old Quarry' shown on OS 6" (1906) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1969, 6" (Cartographic). SDV100418.

Quarry shown but not marked on OS 6" (1969) map.

Horner, W., 1996, Copy of Yarcombe Inclosure Award (1817) (Record Office Collection). SDV101914.

This area is not shown as quarry on 1817 Inclosure Award, where it is recorded as fields 'Little Beanhay' and 'Great Beanhay and Coppice'.

Horner, W., 1996, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV101913.

DEPP area of quarry workings. Now wooded.

Horner, S., 2005, Lime burning at Woodhayne (Correspondence). SDV322765.

The estate map of 1814 shows agricultural activity at this location but by 1850 White's Directory refers to Mary Webber as 'Farmer & Lime Burner' at Woodhayne. The lime burning seems to have occurred in the quarry to the south of the stream.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV100417Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 48NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV100418Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1969. 6". 6". Map (Paper).
SDV101913Site Visit: Horner, W.. 1996.
SDV101914Record Office Collection: Horner, W.. 1996. Copy of Yarcombe Inclosure Award (1817).
SDV24520Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1889. 25". 25". 49/7. [Mapped feature: #88784 ]
SDV322765Correspondence: Horner, S.. 2005. Lime burning at Woodhayne. A4 single Sheet + Digital.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV56246Related to: Holloway, Woodhayne Farm (Monument)
MDV56075Related to: LIME KILN in the Parish of Yarcombe (Monument)
MDV35749Related to: Limestone quarry in the Parish of Yarcombe (Monument)
MDV56077Related to: QUARRY in the Parish of Yarcombe (Monument)
MDV56076Related to: Quarry near Woodhayne Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2193 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Sep 4 2017 2:28PM