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HER Number:MDV52149
Name:Fosterville Wood, Sandpit

Summary

Site of a Sand Pit shown on 20th century maps in the southeast corner of Fosterville Wood.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 861 759
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/183

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SAND PIT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of a 'Sand Pit' shown on the 1930s map as an irregular shaped feature in the southeast corner of Fosterville Wood.


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

'Sand Pit' marked on 1938 map.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, SX87NE (Cartographic). SDV339752.

'Heathfield Sand Pit' shown on 1963 map extending northwest into Fosterville Wood.


Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP), 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV339561.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303843Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 109NE. Revision of 1933 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
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. 9.
SDV339752Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SX87NE. Ordnance Survey. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4322 - Southacre and John Acres Lane/Whitepit

Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2007 3:00PM