HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV21904
Name:Old Quarry at Linhay, Ashburton

Summary

Quarry shown on map of 1809 (Ordnance Survey drawing), and visible as earthwork pits on aerial photographs taken between 1946 and 1969. Recorded as 'Quarry Orchard' on 1839 Tithe Map. Now part of the extended, modern quarry.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 770 715
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/78

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1809, Ordnance Survey drawing (Cartographic). SDV312502.

Quarry shown on map of 1809.


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

Field No. 993, 'Quarry Orchard', on Tithe Map. Probably no longer used as quarry by this time.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223 Vp4 5292-5293 12-JUL-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352279.

An earthwork pit is visible.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2388 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


Royal Air Force, 1951, RAF/540/483, RAF/540/483 RP 3150-3151 24-APR-1951 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352103.

Two earthwork pits are visible.


Ordnance Survey, 1969, OS/69297, OS/69297 V 012-013 29-JUN-1969 (Aerial Photograph). SDV361597.

Two earthwork pits are visible.


Griffiths, D. M., 1984, Quarry at Ashburton (Worksheet). SDV312483.

17/1/1984. Now part of modern quarry.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Visible on Royal Air Force 1946 photograph. Recorded on map overlay.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2018-2019, The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (AI&M) (Interpretation). SDV361305.

Two earthwork pits are visible on aerial photographs taken between 1946 and 1969. Adjacent areas of irregular ground surface may have been earlier or subsequent phases of activity that had since ben infilled. Most of the area has now been incorporated into the modern Linhay Hill Quarry.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2388.
SDV312483Worksheet: Griffiths, D. M.. 1984. Quarry at Ashburton. Unknown. Unknown.
SDV312502Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1809. Ordnance Survey drawing. Unknown.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV352103Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1951. RAF/540/483. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/540/483 RP 3150-3151 24-APR-1951. [Mapped feature: #114771 ]
SDV352279Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223 Vp4 5292-5293 12-JUL-1946.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV361305Interpretation: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2018-2019. The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping Survey. Area 1, Haldon Ridge to Dart Valley (AI&M). Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV361597Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1969. OS/69297. Ordnance Survey. Photograph (Paper). OS/69297 V 012-013 29-JUN-1969.

Associated Monuments

MDV120630Related to: Field system at Linhay Hill Quarry, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV25819Related to: Old quarry at Linhay, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7515 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey (Ref: ACD1748)

Date Last Edited:Apr 25 2019 1:13PM