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HER Number:MDV73074
Name:Marlpit south of Lower Blannicombe Farm

Summary

Marlpit marked on historic mapping and aerial photography

Location

Grid Reference:SY 154 974
Map Sheet:SY19NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

A marlpit is marked as 'Old Marl Pit' on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


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

A marlpit is marked as 'Old Marl Pit' on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Earthworks are visible on the Royal Air Force photography.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Field called Pit Orchard on Tithe Map/Tithe Apportionment (Tithe Apportionment No. 1568). 'Old Marl Pit' shown and marked on OS 1891 map in this field (boundaries now gone). Not shown on modern map. Area shown as Clay with Flint or Upper Greensand on geology map.

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).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (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.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 24 2016 4:30PM