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HER Number:MDV68897
Name:Quarry near Welcombe Mouth

Summary

Quarry shown on 19th century mapping and visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. Probably associated with a trackway immediately to the north.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 213 178
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWelcombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • MORPH: DE.121.3.1
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS21NW/527

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 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.

Not shown.


Cornwall County Council, 2002, Cornwall National Mapping Programme (Archive - Survey). SDV350748.

One small oblong feature is visible as an earthwork on an aerial photograph. Grouped with a trackway to the north.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 718 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Knight, S., 2012, Backlog Input Element of the North Devon Coast AONB National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV350734.

No aerial photograph reference is attributed to this site, but the earthwork may have been transcribed from a photograph taken in October 1946, as was the trackway to the north with which it may be associated.

Sources / Further Reading

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).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 718.
SDV350734Interpretation: Knight, S.. 2012. Backlog Input Element of the North Devon Coast AONB National Mapping Programme Project. Digital.
SDV350748Archive - Survey: Cornwall County Council. 2002. Cornwall National Mapping Programme.

Associated Monuments

MDV103437Related to: Trackway near Welcombe Mouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2015 3:51PM