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HER Number:MDV13678
Name:Quarry on Beara Common, South Brent

Summary

Early 20th century slate quarry on the edge of Beara Common.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 701 610
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/190
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/70

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) map, shown but not indicated on later (1963) edition.


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

Quarry, Brent Hill. Extant. Slate, disused.


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

Area of working 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)..
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: #80988 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 1:49PM