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HER Number:MDV121005
Name:Gravel pits north of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch

Summary

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map as 'Gravel Pit'; small area of workings shown, extended by the early 20th century historic map. Later shown linked with the various areas of workings to the west / south-west by a trackway.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 514 741
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
  • SHINE: Large mid-late 19th century quarry 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.

Small 'Gravel Pit' depicted on the late 19th century historic map with several areas of workings surrounding it.


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

Larger area of workings shown on the early 20th century historic map (not labelled).


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

One area of workings depicted on the modern mapping (but not labelled). Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #80253 ]
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV121000Related to: Gravel pits west of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch (Monument)
MDV25906Related to: Quarry on Whitchurch Down (Monument)
MDV120999Related to: Quarry south of Pennycomequick, Whitchurch (Monument)
MDV16860Related to: Trackway, old route from Plymouth to Tavistock, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2018 11:08AM