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Monument record MDR14549 - Gravel pit (site of), south-east of Yelt Farm, Doveridge

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Early 20th Century - 1800 AD to 1921 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval/modern gravel pit identified from aerial photographs taken in 1948. (1) The gravel pit appears on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880, and expands during the late 19th and early 20th century. (2-4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 1278 3323 (106m by 189m)

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Record last edited

Aug 25 2016 3:24PM

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