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HER Number:MDV13679
Name:Quarry on Beara Common, South Brent

Summary

Quarry on Beara Common to the south-east of Brent Hill hillfort shown on 19th century and later maps. Not shown on mid 19th century Tithe Map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 706 615
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of medieval lynchets and 19th century quarry to the east of Beara Common

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/71
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' shown on 19th century map as an oval feature with a track running east to the road.


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

'Quarry' shown on early 20th century map.


Robinson, R., 1978, South Brent (Un-published). SDV137445.

Disused slate quarry on Brent Hill.


National Monuments Record, 1980, SF1743, 11-14 (Aerial Photograph). SDV174615.

Photograph taken on 9th April 1980.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Quarry shown to be heavily wooded in 1980 approximately 0.2 hectares in area.


Bennett, R., 2009, Airborne Remote Sensing Analysis - Brent Hill, Appendix 3, Page 36 (Report - Survey). SDV359640.

Quarry of unknown date.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Oval feature shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137445Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1978. South Brent. Parish Checklist.
SDV174615Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. SF1743. 11-14.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80989 ]
SDV359640Report - Survey: Bennett, R.. 2009. Airborne Remote Sensing Analysis - Brent Hill. Appendix 3, Page 36.

Associated Monuments

MDV24848Related to: Area of Lynchets on Brent Hill, South Brent (Monument)
MDV7957Related to: Hillfort on Brent Hill, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2018 11:13AM