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HER Number:MDV52142
Name:Preston Cross, Clay Pit, Shafts and Cranes

Summary

Site of two shafts and cranes shown on 20th century maps at the Clay Pit to the west of Preston Cross.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 856 750
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/50/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAFT (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))
  • CLAY PIT (XX - 1930 AD to 1960 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Site of a 'Shaft' and 'Crane' shown as a small rectangular feature at SX8566275038 with another 'Shaft' and 'Crane' to the northwest at SX8563875083. The shafts are to the north of the Clay Pit with a Tramway connecting them to it.


Ordnance Survey, 1938, 109NE. Revision of 1933 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV303843.

Two shafts to the northwest of the Clay Pitshown on 1938 map.


Gent, T. H., 1996, Rivers Teign and Bovey: Proposed Diversion, 11 (Report - non-specific). SDV283446.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 15 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 5, site 22.


Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP), 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV339561.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV283446Report - non-specific: Gent, T. H.. 1996. Rivers Teign and Bovey: Proposed Diversion. Exeter Archaeology Report. 96.24. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.
SDV303843Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 109NE. Revision of 1933 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15.
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339561Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP). Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV13795Part of: Preston Cross, Clay Pit (Monument)
MDV74090Related to: Engine House to the west of Preston Manor Clay Works (Monument)
MDV52143Related to: Preston Cross, Clay Pit, Tramways (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4322 - Southacre and John Acres Lane/Whitepit
  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Nov 28 2018 5:37PM