HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV75796
Name:Quarry on Bratton Down

Summary

Site of a quarry shown on 19th century map on Bratton Down

Location

Grid Reference:SS 667 392
Map Sheet:SS63NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBratton Fleming
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRATTON FLEMING

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1488975
  • National Monuments Record: SS 63 NE 75

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVI to XVIII - 1540 AD to 1749 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of a quarry shown on 19th century map to the west of the field boundary on Bratton Down.


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

'Old Quarry' shown on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, SS63NE (Cartographic). SDV337343.

'Old Quarry' shown on 1963 map.


National Monuments Record, 2007 - 2009, National Monuments Record Index incorporating Exmoor National Park National Mapping Programme for SS63NE (National Monuments Record Database). SDV343039.

An oval mound is visible on aerial photographs in the corner of a field on Bratton Down, Bratton Fleming. The first edition Ordnance Survey map shows a small Post Medieval quarry at this location, and the mound is most likely spoil from this activity. Other details: Monument Number 1488975.

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).
SDV337343Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SS63NE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV343039National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2007 - 2009. National Monuments Record Index incorporating Exmoor National Park National Mapping Programme for SS63NE. National Monuments Record Index. A4 Unbound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4547 - Exmoor National Park National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Sep 29 2009 11:02AM