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HER Number:MDV16313
Name:Bridge Quarry, North Tawton


Earthworks of Bridge Quarry, North Tawton of between post-medieval to 19th century date are shown on the Ordnance Survey First Edition map and visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.


Grid Reference:SS 651 024
Map Sheet:SS60SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60SE/40

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown date)

Full description

Bowman, A. C., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV14682.

Operated by ford in 1896, employing 2. Thomas sanders killed by rock fall at bridge quarry - 1875. Ndj/12/8/75/6f. Used as inert landfill site - 1995 (bowman).

APPLETON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV271792.

Bridge quarry. A source of sandstone for building material (appleton).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV271795.

Appleton, e,/tda/7(1875)239/the economic geology of devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV271796.

Des=bowman, a. C. /british quarrying history/(1998).

SIC, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV3038.

Bridge quarry. Sandstone. At sx65061241 (sic) and at sx65150240.

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

Earthworks labelled as 'Bridge Quarry' are shown on this map.

Young, A., 2005, Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Cartographic). SDV321540.

Transcriptions of a cut feature correspond to the grid reference for PRN166908.

Young, A. & Turner, S., 2005-2006, North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records, PRN166908 (Interpretation). SDV358473.

Bridge Quarry is visible on aerial photos (p1) and is also marked on 1880 OS 1st Edition 1:2500 mapping. It has been digitally plotted as part of the National Mapping Programme.
Photograph reference:
1. RAF CPE/UK/1995/3269-75 (F20) 13-APR-1947

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

Earthworks labelled as 'Bridge Quarry (dis' are shown on this map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV14682Migrated Record: Bowman, A. C..
SDV271792Migrated Record: APPLETON.
SDV271795Migrated Record:
SDV271796Migrated Record:
SDV3038Migrated Record: SIC.
SDV321540Cartographic: Young, A.. 2005. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV358473Interpretation: Young, A. & Turner, S.. 2005-2006. North Devon/Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project database records. Cornwall Council Report. Digital. PRN166908.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110450 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7455 - Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Mar 6 2018 2:11PM