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HER Number:MDV21895
Name:Badcocks Quarry, Ashburton


Quarry with limekilns worked in the 20th century. Later part of expanded Linhay Hill Quarry.


Grid Reference:SX 770 710
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/21
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/212

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Constructed, XIX to World War II - 1880 AD to 1939 AD (Between))

Full description

OS MAP, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV287461.

Linhay hill quarry. Quarry with limekilns.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV287462.

Not shown on tithe map (tithe map). Vis=17/1/1984 (griffiths) only a small area of old quarry face survives. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV287465.

Des=griffiths, d. M. /as above.

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

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

Quarry with limekilns shown on the late 19th century historic map (1891).

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

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2387 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

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

Bowman, A. C., 1988, British Quarrying History (Migrated Record). SDV349583.

Badcocks. Limestone. Operated by Rugg in 1937, employing 21.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2387.
SDV287461Migrated Record: OS MAP.
SDV287462Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV287465Migrated Record:
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).
SDV349583Migrated Record: Bowman, A. C.. 1988. British Quarrying History. Unknown.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV113250Related to: Balland Farmstead, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV120630Related to: Field system at Linhay Hill Quarry, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV51845Related to: Quarry by Place Cross, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV21903Related to: Quarry north-east of Stawell's Bush Cross, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV21901Related to: Quarry south of Place Cross, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV25820Related to: Quarry south-east of Strawbushes, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2018 3:33PM