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HER Number:MDV76612
Name:Large Cut Feature North of Higher Willestrew

Summary

Earthworks including three quarries and an associated spoil heap of likely post-medieval to modern date are visible on aerial photographs to the north of Higher Willestrew. The earthworks have been mapped as part of the NMP Tamar Valley project. One of the earthworks is also depicted on the First and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps of the 1880's-90's and between 1904-06.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 436 787
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLamerton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Large sub-rectangular hollow shown north of linear earthwork.


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

Large sub-rectangular hollow shown on east side of Chillaton to Morwellham road north of Willestrew. Map object previously based on this Source.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF 540/226/F10/5100-1 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

Post-medieval earthworks including cut features of three quarries and a spoil heap are visible on aerial photographs.


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

Map object previously based on this Source.

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).
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). RAF 540/226/F10/5100-1. [Mapped feature: #103624 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2016 3:40PM