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HER Number:MDV55056
Name:Quarry, Great Torrington Common

Summary

Quarry workings visible on north side of track across Great Torrington Common, shown on late 19th and early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 485 196
Map Sheet:SS41NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGreat Torrington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishGREAT TORRINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NE/205

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Old Quarries' shown.


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

"Quarry" and "Old Quarries" recorded. Map object based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey, 1938, 29NE. Revision of 1904 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV336013.


Horner, W., 1995, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV348692.

Site visit on 28th September 1995. Various quarry workings visible on north side of Commons track.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336013Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 29NE. Revision of 1904 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348692Personal Comment: Horner, W.. 1995.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2011 3:55PM