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HER Number:MDV19387
Name:Gulworthy, New Quay, Quarry


19th century stone quarry to the east of New Quay


Grid Reference:SX 455 695
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/539

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Gaskell-Brown, C., 1980, Untitled Source, 28 (Monograph). SDV242404.

Quarry north of Newquay from which most of the local building material was taken. Stone is a type of slate suitable for both dry-stone and mortared walling.

Gaskell Brown , C. + Coleman-Smith, R., 1982, The Archaeology of New Quay, Devon, 134 (Article in Serial). SDV336506.

Buck, C., 2006, New Quay: Archaeological Assessment, 30 (Report - Assessment). SDV336511.

Quarry (Site 26) shown on maps from 1867 onwards on the east side of track at New Quay . The survey in 2006 found the quarry was 15 meters wide x 10 meters deep with a back wall up to 20 meters high

Houghton, P., 2015, An Archaeological and Historical Report on New Quay Nr Tavistock Devon Volume One, 105-6, fig 8, 134 (Report - Assessment). SDV363202.

There are trees growing out of the rear wall and the top edge, causing some collapse; some removal of these trees recommended.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV242404Monograph: Gaskell-Brown, C.. 1980. New Quay Devon. An Archaeological and Historical Survey. Unknown. 28.
SDV336506Article in Serial: Gaskell Brown , C. + Coleman-Smith, R.. 1982. The Archaeology of New Quay, Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 114. A5 Paperback. 134.
SDV336511Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2006. New Quay: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R010. A4 + Digital. 30.

Associated Monuments

MDV19380Part of: New Quay (Monument)
MDV19380Related to: New Quay (Monument)
MDV19380Part of: New Quay (Monument)
MDV19380Related to: New Quay (Monument)
MDV126495Related to: Stream culvert at New Quay (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8147 - Watching brief during vegetation clearance works at New Quay

Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2019 12:38PM