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HER Number:MDV112777
Name:Small stone quarry on Welstor Common

Summary

A semi-circular quarry face (at SX73821 72857) 20 metres by 20 metres and flat-topped spoil heap to the south. A small, ruined, stone structure south of the spoil heap measuring 2.8 metres by 1.8 metres is a likely explosives store.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 738 728
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXPLOSIVES STORE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))
  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Quarry is visible on the aerial photograph.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 61 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

A semi-circular quarry face on the southern slope of Buckland Common (at SX73821 72857) 20 metres by 20 metres and flat-topped spoil heap to the south. A small, ruined, stone structure south of the spoil heap measuring 2.8 metres by 1.8 metres is a likely explosives store. Condition is stable.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites (Un-published). SDV358733.

First recording of this feature; see main report for detail.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72139 ]
SDV358733Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61.

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2016 1:37PM