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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: SX 57 SE 66
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/39
  • Pastscape: 440216

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown to XX (Pre))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 02/07/1964, F62/58/6399, 040 (Aerial Photograph). SDV272301.

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

Circular cropmark at SX5862 7323 on air photo.

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

National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape (Website). SDV360651.

A circular stone quarry pit exists at the point indicated. It is not an antiquity. (Citing Quinnell, N.V., 25/02/1980, Field Investigators Comments).

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. 02/07/1964. F62/58/6399. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 040.
SDV277152Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980?. SX57SE66. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #4701 ]
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.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.

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:Jan 2 2018 3:08PM