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HER Number:MDV48913
Name:Burrator or Furzebreak Quarry, Meavy

Summary

Burrator or Furzebreak Quarry. Granite. Operated by Plymouth Corporation in 1896, employing 82. Depicted on historic maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 676
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/62

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1896 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' indicated on 1904-1906 historic map, shown but not indicated on 1954 edition.


Bowman, A., 1998, British Quarrying History. Devon. Edition 1.4 (Report - non-specific). SDV351243.

Burrator or Furzebreak Quarry. Granite. Operated by Plymouth Corporation in 1896, employing 82.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Depicted on the modern map, although not labelled. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Report - non-specific: Bowman, A.. 1998. British Quarrying History. Devon. Edition 1.4. Digital.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12712Related to: Building at Barrator Quarry, Meavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2014 10:00AM