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HER Number:MDV67888
Name:Quarries, south of Glass Water Bridge, Yarscombe

Summary

Two post-medieval to 19th century quarries either side of a trackway to the south of Glass Water Bridge, Yarscombe, are shown on the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps. The eastern quarry is visible as an earthwork pit on aerial photographs taken in 1946.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 546 249
Map Sheet:SS52SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarnscombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishYARNSCOMBE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of 19th century quarry on west side of track to south of Glass Water Bridge

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52SW/56

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' shown.


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

Quarry shown, but not marked.


Young, A., 2005, Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Cartographic). SDV321540.

Transcriptions of a cut feature correspond to the grid reference for PRN167389.


Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN167389 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

A quarry is visible on aerial photographs (p1). It is marked as OS 1st Edition 1:2500 mapping. The quarry has been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF 106G/UK/1420 4023-5 15-APR-1946


Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Shown, but not marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321540Cartographic: Young, A.. 2005. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #98741 ]
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. PRN167389.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 11 2018 4:15PM