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HER Number:MDV52162
Name:Abbrook Clay Works

Summary

Abbrook Clay Works shown on 19th century and later maps

Location

Grid Reference:SX 862 744
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/354

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLAY WORKINGS (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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


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

'Abbrook Clay Works' marked on 1938 map.


Bowman, A. C., 1998, British Quarrying History (Monograph). SDV71598.

Abbrook quarry. Clay and potters clay. Operated by Whiteway & Co Ltd (employing 9) in 1937. Abbrook and Decoy quarry. Potters clay. Operated by Devon and Courtney Clay Co in 1896 (employing 12).


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 20, 23, figure 5 (site 70), figure 6 (site 22) (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.


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).
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. 20, 23, figure 5 (site 70), figure 6 (site 22).
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.
SDV71598Monograph: Bowman, A. C.. 1998. British Quarrying History. British Quarrying History. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV9258Parent of: 19th Century Engine House at Abbrook Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV74094Parent of: Abbrook Clay Works, Shaft & Other Features (Monument)
MDV81140Parent of: Engine House at Abbrook Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Building)
MDV52164Parent of: Engine House at Abbrook Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV81139Parent of: Shaft at Abbrook Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV52163Parent of: Shafts at Abbrook Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV9254Related to: Abbrook Clay Works, Saw Mill (Monument)
MDV52161Related to: Abbrook Clay Works, Shaft (Monument)
MDV21200Related to: Claypits South of Roman Road, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV52199Related to: Denistone Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV9266Related to: Leat to Abbrook Saw Mill, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV9262Related to: Preston, Kiln Close Fieldname (Monument)
MDV74093Related to: Preston, Shaft (Monument)
MDV9260Related to: Sandygate, Kiln Close Fieldname (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:Jun 18 2012 2:54PM