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HER Number:MDV9265
Name:Site of Clayworkings at Kingsteignton


Area of former clayworkings.


Grid Reference:SX 863 733
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/63

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLAY PIT (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Mitchell, M., 1979, Ball Clay Survey of South Devon, Worksheet No 73 (Archive - Survey). SDV341500.

Field No 799 on the Tithe Map, part of Broadway Pits.

Devon County Council, 1984, Untitled Source, 605/9 (Ground Photograph). SDV350238.

Griffiths, D. M., July 1984, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV350237.

Site visit July 1984. Field 799 and all those surrounding it contain evidence of former clay workings. Ponds representing clay pits, larger quarries and spoil heaps, now grassed over or covered by scrub. At SX86427317 are two short stretches of stone wall at right angles to each other which are possibly the remains of a building or field wall.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341500Archive - Survey: Mitchell, M.. 1979. Ball Clay Survey of South Devon. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Survey of the Ball Clay Industry of . Mixed Archive Material. Worksheet No 73.
SDV350237Personal Comment: Griffiths, D. M.. July 1984. Photograph (Paper).
SDV350238Ground Photograph: Devon County Council. 1984. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. Photograph (Paper). 605/9.

Associated Monuments

MDV58877Related to: Broadway Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV102973Related to: Site of Wall to north-east of lake in former clay works, Kingsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2012 1:41PM