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HER Number:MDV121000
Name:Gravel pits west of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch

Summary

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map as 'Gravel Pit'; various areas of workings shown (although not all are depicted on later maps). Probably associated with larger area of workings to the south-east.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 510 740
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 - 1850 AD to 1889 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Gravel Pit' depicted on the late 19th century historic map; a collection of six areas of workings, of varying sizes, north and south of the track running east-west across Whitchurch Down.


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

Area of workings depicted on the early 20th century historic map, but are not labelled.


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).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped features: #80243 ; #80244 ; #80245 ; #80246 ; #80247 ; #80248 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV121005Related to: Gravel pits north of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch (Monument)
MDV25906Related to: Quarry on Whitchurch Down (Monument)
MDV120999Related to: Quarry south of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2018 11:07AM