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HER Number:MDV121042
Name:Quarry south of Merripit Hill

Summary

Roadside quarry depicted on the late 19th century historic maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 660 799
Map Sheet:SX67NE
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 (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Roadside quarry depicted on the late 19th century historic maps, north-west of the road. Labelled as 'Old Quarry', but the Tithe Map does not cover this area so unclear how old the quarry is.


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

'Workings (disused)' depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

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 feature: #80289 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6680Related to: Cross at Merripit hill Cross at Merripit Hill (Monument)
MDV54604Related to: Possible trial pits west of Statt's Bridge (Monument)
MDV27836Related to: Quarry east of Merripit Hill (Monument)
MDV27837Related to: Quarry south-east of Merripit Hill (Monument)
MDV16974Related to: Tavistock to Moretonhampstead road (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 9 2018 10:25AM