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HER Number:MDV121023
Name:Quarries west of Two Bridges

Summary

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map, north and south of the road. Probably used to extract road construction materials.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 600 750
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1851 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Two quarries are marked on the late 19th century historic map. 'Quarry' is marked to the south of the road, and another to the north, marked as 'Old Quarry' (not shown on the Tithe Map).


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

Areas of working marked on the early 20th century historic map. Not labelled. Map object partly based on this source.


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

Area of working shown on the modern mapping to the north of the road (southern area not shown).

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: #80269 ; #80270 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV16974Related to: Tavistock to Moretonhampstead road (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2018 11:45AM