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HER Number:MDV120999
Name:Quarry south of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch


Depicted on the early 20th century historic map as 'Old Quarry'. Probably associated with larger area of workings to the south-west.


Grid Reference:SX 513 739
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Series of mid-late 19th century gravel pits or quarries north of Whitchurch Down

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Old Quarry' depicted on the early 20th century historic map. Not shown on the late 19th century historic map, despite the fact that the larger gravel pit is close by to the south-west.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Area of workings depicted on the modern mapping (but not labelled).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80240 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV121005Related to: Gravel pits north of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch (Monument)
MDV121000Related to: Gravel pits west of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch (Monument)
MDV25906Related to: Quarry on Whitchurch Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2018 11:07AM