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HER Number:MDV15615
Name:Quarries in and near Longtimber Wood, Ivybridge


Depicted on late 19th century historic mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 636 573
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of a quarry near Lontimber Wood, Ivybridge, dating to at least the late 19th century

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/101
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown to XIX (Pre))

Full description

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

'Quarries' indicated on the late 19th century historic map, as well as the later versions in 1907 and 1966.

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

A small quarry near Ivybridge, producing black iron stained shales.

Agricultural Development Advisory Service, 1995, ADAS recording sheet (Report - Survey). SDV178087.

Visited on 20/2/1995 and recorded as stable.

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

'Quarry (disused)' marked on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV178087Report - Survey: Agricultural Development Advisory Service. 1995. ADAS recording sheet. Agricultural Development Advisory Sheet. Unknown.
SDV178106Article in Serial: Beer, P.. 1976. Report of the Geology Section. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 108. Unknown. 196.
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 features: #81627 ; #81628 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13136Related to: King's Gutter Leat (Monument)
MDV47652Related to: Quarry on edge of Longtimber Wood (Monument)
MDV46769Related to: Reservoir in Longtimber Wood, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 3:34PM