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HER Number:MDV76609
Name:Possible Prospecting Pit or Quarry at Cardwell

Summary

A possible prospecting pit or quarry of likely post-medieval to modern date is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork cut feature, to the south-west of Cardwell. The earthwork was recorded as part of the Tamar Valley NMP project.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 430 794
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMilton Abbot
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMILTON ABBOT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PROSPECTING PIT (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2013 AD (Between))
  • QUARRY (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Oval cut feature visible. Map object previously based on this Source.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, DAP13298/11-12, SX4379/1-2 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

A possible post-medieval quarry is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork cut feature.


Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Oval cut feature visible in north corner of field. Map object previously based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object previously based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). DAP13298/11-12, SX4379/1-2. [Mapped feature: #103621 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3825Related to: MINE in the Parish of Milton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2016 12:25PM