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HER Number:MDV72262
Name:Quarry, Sidmouth


Area of modern quarrying on the south side of Harpford Common.


Grid Reference:SY 111 907
Map Sheet:SY19SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Multi-period archaeological features, including possible prehistoric barrows and medieval beacon remains on Beacon Hill

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 143, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 270 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

Large area of quarrying on the south side of Harpford Common was identified during the survey in 2003. Irregular hollows/pits up to 3m deep were cut into the hillslope. No quarries are shown at this location on the OS (1891) map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 143, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 270.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3389 - East Devon heathlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:May 10 2018 5:46PM