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HER Number:MDV794
Name:Quarry on east side of Old Coast Road, Watermouth

Summary

Site of a former quarry which is now mostly covered by housing.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 566 474
Map Sheet:SS54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerrynarbor
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRYNARBOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54NE/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

National Trust, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5615.

Vis=estimated -/-/1984 (national trust) continued to be used as a general rubbish tip (national trust).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV62178.

'napps quarry disused' shown on os 6" 1905 map and shown on os 6" 1967 map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV62180.

Des=os 6"(1905)5ne.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV62181.

Hall, t. M. /tda/11(1879)281/on the geology of the ilfracombe coastline.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV62182.

Worth, r. N. /tda/7(1875)213/the economic geology of devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV62183.

Des=os 6"(1967).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV62184.

Ntas/golden cove,berrynarbor:great and little hangman/(june 1984)/in smr.

WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Quarries in this area worked for lime for agricultural use (worth).

HALL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV25281.

Roadside quarry on right of watermouth - combmartin road soon after leaving former near summit of hill. Limestone and slate (hall).

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

Old Quarry marked on east side of road. A lime kiln is shown at the southern end.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 806 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Roadside quarry. Limestone and slate. Quarries in this area worked for lime for agricultural use. Shown as 'Old Quarry' on 1889 Ordnance Survey map. 'Napps quarry disused' shown on Ordnance Survey 1905 6 inch map and shown on 1967 map. Used as rubbish tip 1984.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

The site of the quarry is now mostly covered by housing.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 100 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Two quarry pitsvisible on Lidar, circa 20-25 metres across, up to 6-8 metres deep. Obscured by trees on aerial photo.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV25281Migrated Record: HALL.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106199 ]
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 806.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 100.
SDV5615Migrated Record: National Trust.
SDV62178Migrated Record:
SDV62180Migrated Record:
SDV62181Migrated Record:
SDV62182Migrated Record:
SDV62183Migrated Record:
SDV62184Migrated Record:
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments

MDV55143Related to: Napps Quarry, Berrynarbor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 22 2019 4:08PM