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HER Number:MDV12828
Name:Quarry pit near Princetown


Circular feature noted from aerial photograph. Visited in 1980 it was identified as a quarry pit.


Grid Reference:SX 586 732
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE66
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 440216
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/39

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown to Mid 20th Century)

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1964, RAF/F62/58/6399, 040 (Aerial Photograph). SDV272301.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980, SX57SE66 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV277152.

Circular cropmark noted at SX 5862 7323 on air photo.
(25/02/1980) A circular stone quarry pit exists at the point indicated. It is not an antiquity.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Not visible on Royal Air Force 1946 aerial photos.

Turton, S. D., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW Dousland to Rundlestone Water Main, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV249910.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV249910Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW Dousland to Rundlestone Water Main. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV272301Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1964. RAF/F62/58/6399. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 040.
SDV277152Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980. SX57SE66. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #4701 ]
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7375 - Archaeological recording during construction of the Dousland to Rundlestone water main (Ref: 94.40)

Date Last Edited:Oct 31 2023 12:14PM