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HER Number:MDV52545
Name:Site of Clay Pits, Decoy Industrial Estate, Newton Abbot

Summary

Clay pits marked on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. The site is now covered by Decoy Industrial Estate.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 867 697
Map Sheet:SX86NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Post-Medieval Devon & Courtney Company Clayworks in Decoy Country Park and Wolborough Fen SSSI

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NE/416

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Area of Clay Pits shown on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, on west side of Kingkerswell Road south of the main extent of Devon and Courtenay Clay Works.


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

Clay Pit marked on 1930s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Several buildings are shown within the clay pits and three shafts on the eastern side.


Simco, A., 1998, Monuments Protection Programme. The Clay Industries. Step 1 Report, 15 (Report - non-specific). SDV355880.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 29, Fig. 8 (Site 13) (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

The site is now covered by Decoy Industrial Estate.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94360 ]
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. 29, Fig. 8 (Site 13).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV355880Report - non-specific: Simco, A.. 1998. Monuments Protection Programme. The Clay Industries. Step 1 Report. English Heritage Report. Digital + A4. 15.

Associated Monuments

MDV102971Related to: Site of Shafts, Decoy Industrial Estate, Newton Abbot (Monument)
MDV102972Related to: Site of Shafts, Decoy Industrial Estate, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2019 9:00AM