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HER Number:MDV13377
Name:Quarry north of Brent Canvas Mill


Late 19th / early 20th century slate quarry above Lydia Bridge. Visited in 1977 and described as small and disused.


Grid Reference:SX 694 608
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/240

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SLATE QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' indicated on the early 20th century (1907) historic map; shown but not indicated on the later 20th century (1969) map.

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

Quarry above Lydia Bridge, right bank of the River Avon. Extant. Slate quarry. Small and disused.

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

Area of the quarry depicted 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)..
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80904 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5831Related to: Brent Canvas Mill, north of Lydia Bridge (Monument)
MDV13378Related to: Quarry at Oak Hill, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 12:21PM