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HER Number:MDV13126
Name:Shillings Quarry, Stowford

Summary

Small, disused quarry, half-mile east of Stowford Farm, on the land of which it is sited. The quarry provided road stone during the second half of the 19th century and into the 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 645 567
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/81

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1850 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' indicated on the late 19th century historic map.


Ussher, W. A. E., 1912, Geology of the Country around Ivybridge and Modbury, 123 (Monograph). SDV161599.


Hankin, C. F., 1977-1979, Harford Parish Checklist, 1978 (Worksheet). SDV149931.

Shillings Quarry, Stowford. A small disused quarry, half-mile east of Stowford Farm, on the land of which it is sited. The quarry provided road stone during the second half of the 19th century and into the 20th century. Ussher (1912) refers to the quarry as providing 'calc-flinta' stone for main roads.


Hankin, C. F., 1980, An Archaeological Check-List for Harford, 1978 (Un-published). SDV361875.

Shillings Quarry, Stowford. A small disused quarry, half-mile east of Stowford Farm, on the land of which it is sited. The quarry provided road stone during the second half of the 19th century and into the 20th century. Ussher (1912) refers to the quarry as providing 'calc-flinta' stone for main roads.


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

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149931Worksheet: Hankin, C. F.. 1977-1979. Harford Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. Digital. 1978.
SDV161599Monograph: Ussher, W. A. E.. 1912. Geology of the Country around Ivybridge and Modbury. Geology of the Country around Ivybridge and Modbury. Unknown. 123.
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: #80771 ]
SDV361875Un-published: Hankin, C. F.. 1980. An Archaeological Check-List for Harford. Devon Archaeological Society Publication. 11. A4 Comb Bound. 1978.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 2 2018 4:32PM