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HER Number:MDV13375
Name:Quarry on the eastern side of Overbrent Wood


Depicted on the late 19th century historic maps in the corner of a field. Not located in 1979 but seen in 1995 and described as ' mound of rubble overgrown with bracken and scrub'.


Grid Reference:SX 689 618
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/238

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Depicted on the late 19th century historic maps in the corner of a field.

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

Quarry, Overbrent Wood. Site of. Metamorphosed shale. Not located.

Agricultural Development Advisory Service, 1995, ADAS recording sheet, 21/2/1995 (Worksheet). SDV160816.

Quarry now a mound of rubble overgrown with bracken and scrub.

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

Semi-circular area of quarry faintly indicated on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151046Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist. South Brent Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. Visited 1979 (estimate)..
SDV160816Worksheet: Agricultural Development Advisory Service. 1995. ADAS recording sheet. Agricultural Development Advisory Sheet. Unknown. 21/2/1995.
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: #80902 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 11:36AM