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HER Number:MDV120309
Name:Workshop at Meldon Aplite Quarry

Summary

20th century building to the north-east of the weigh house and possible office accommodation. Has some equipment in situ. Also served as a powerhouse for the site. Associated with the aplite quarry at Meldon.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 920
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WORKSHOP (Constructed, XIX to XX - 1900 AD? to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S., 1997, The Meldon Industrial Landscape, Okehampton, Devon. An Archaeological Survey, 16, figs 10-3 (Report - Survey). SDV346364.

Of the main site buildings only the weigh house, workshop and powerhouse are identifiable. Block-built workshop, with some equipment in situ, lies to the north-east of the weigh house.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346364Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S.. 1997. The Meldon Industrial Landscape, Okehampton, Devon. An Archaeological Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Bound. 16, figs 10-3.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79542 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4827Part of: Aplite Quarry at Meldon (Monument)
MDV120310Related to: Industrial building at Meldon Aplite Quarry (Building)
MDV120308Related to: Weigh House and weighbridge at Meldon Aplite Quarry (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4968 - Survey of Meldon Industrial Landscape

Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2017 9:17AM