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HER Number:MDV123179
Name:Ruined building at Foggintor Quarry


Small industrial quarry building visible on aerial photographs and recorded on historic map. Part of the 19th century Foggintor Quarry.


Grid Reference:SX 565 735
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains on Walkhampton Common including 19th century Swelltor and Foggintor Quarries, a section of the early 19th century Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway, later converted to railway, also streamworks along the Yes Tor Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/112/2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INDUSTRIAL BUILDING (Built, XVIII to XX - 1800 AD to 1920 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Shown on the late 19th century historic map.

Royal Air Force, 1949, RAF 540/226, 5730 (Aerial Photograph). SDV262351.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Two industrial buildings visible on 1949 aerial photograph and recorded on map overlay.

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

Small square building depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV262351Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1949. RAF 540/226. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 5730.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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

MDV5005Part of: Foggintor Quarry, Princetown (Monument)
MDV123180Related to: Ruined building at Foggintor Quarry (Building)
MDV123181Related to: Ruined building at Foggintor Quarry (Building)
MDV123182Related to: Ruined building at Foggintor Quarry (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 19 2018 4:28PM