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HER Number:MDV119514
Name:Quarry and Gully to the south-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy

Summary

Quarry/pit with a cut gully and a separate gully to the south-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm which may have industrial origins

Location

Grid Reference:SX 550 643
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/121

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GULLY (XIX to XX - 1900 AD to 2000 AD)
  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1900 AD to 2000 AD)

Full description

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

Not shown on historic mapping.


Berry, N., 2005, Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV360144.


Berry, N., 2005, Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon, Site 039-40, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory (Report - Survey). SDV360144.

Site 039 is a quarry/pit 18 metres long by 7-8 metres wide and up to 2.5 metres deep to the south-east of Lower Cadworthy Farm. On the south side a narrow drain or gully which is partly stone revetted extends circa 35 metres to the south-west and leads to the drain (Site Number 038). The feature may be of industrial origin.
Site 040 is a gully following a winding course through the valley bottom with some stonework along the sides. The feature fades at both ends but is 2-2.5 metres wide by 1-1.2 metres deep.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Not shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360144Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2005. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Comb Bound. Site 039-40, Site Distribution Map, Site Summary, Site Inventory. [Mapped feature: #3886 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12898Related to: Higher Cadworthy Farmstead, Meavy (Monument)
MDV77828Related to: Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2017 11:40AM