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HER Number:MDV66855
Name:Old Clay Pit in Upham's Plantation

Summary

Old clay pit at north end of Upham's Plantation, shown on late 19th and early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 045 867
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBicton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBICTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08NW/156

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Old Clay Pit' smarked.


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


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No. 565 (Archive - Survey). SDV358490.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No. 565 (Report - Survey). SDV359019.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 9, Part 1; 69, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 565 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

The Ordnance Survey 1891 map depicts a linear depression marked ‘Old Clay Pit’ between Uphams Plantation and Blackberry Marles. This may have been the source of clay used by the brickworks to the north (site 564).. The site lies just outside the survey area.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2699 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Claypit.
See description in East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey 9, Part 1; 69, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 565 - SDV101648.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 9, Part 1; 69, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 565.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #98300 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 2699.
SDV358490Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 565.
SDV359019Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. Site No. 565.

Associated Monuments

MDV14747Related to: Brickworks, Colaton Raleigh Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 22 2016 11:12AM