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HER Number:MDV129681
Name:Longford Quarry, Moorshop

Summary

A slate quarry at Longford, Moorshop is marked on the Whitchurch Tithe Map (1840s date) and is recorded in the accompanying Apportionment. Shown on later historic maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 520 746
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SLATE QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Longford Quarry (plot 452); Slate Quarry is marked on the Whitchurch Tithe Map. Plot 453 is House and Garden. Both owned by Reverend Walter Radcliffe, occupied by John Roberts.

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

Quarry area and cottage marked on the late 19th century historic map at Higher Longford.

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

'Old Quarry' marked on the early 20th century historic map.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

'Longford Quarry (slate)' is marked on the modern mapping. Longford Cottage appears to have been retained.

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).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128251 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 8 2021 12:25PM