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HER Number:MDV13374
Name:Quarry in Penstave Copse, South Brent


Depicted on the late 19th / early 20th century historic maps; shown on the latter as 'Old Quarry'.


Grid Reference:SX 692 610
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of late 19th century quarry in Penstave Copse, South Brent

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/237
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/349
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown date)
  • QUARRY (XIX - 1850 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

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

'Old Quarry' indicated on the early 20th century historic map; shown but not indicated on later mid-20th century (1969) version.

Beer, P., 1976, Report of the Geology Section, 196 (Article in Serial). SDV178106.

Report of a quarry near South Brent.

Robinson, R., 1977-1979, South Brent Parish Checklist, Visited 1979 (estimate). (Worksheet). SDV151046.

Quarries, Aish (Pentstave Copse, two). Metamorphosed slate with umber. Extant. Small and disused. Grid references: SX69256101, SX69246105.

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

'Workings (disused)' depicted on the modern mapping. Not identified from the 1985 aerial photograph project.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151046Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist. South Brent Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. Visited 1979 (estimate)..
SDV178106Article in Serial: Beer, P.. 1976. Report of the Geology Section. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 108. Unknown. 196.
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).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80901 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 12:09PM