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HER Number:MDV22311
Name:Quarry north-west of Drewsteignton


One of the Drewsteignton limestone quarries. See also Blackaller (MDV16246). Shown on the Tithe Map, it was closed in the 1880s and is now water-filled.


Grid Reference:SX 733 910
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SW/57

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIMESTONE QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1889 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Shown on tithe map, field no 911, with limekiln.

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

Quarry depicted and 'Old Limekiln' shown on the late 19th century historic map.

Greig, O., 1960, Flora of the Lime Quarry Pools of North West Devon, 238 (Article in Serial). SDV238836.

One of the Drewsteignton Quarries (limestone). Closed in the 1880s and now water-filled.

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

Area of workings shown on the modern mapping, with pool at the centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV238836Article in Serial: Greig, O.. 1960. Flora of the Lime Quarry Pools of North West Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 92. Unknown. 238.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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. [Mapped feature: #83395 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV16246Related to: Blackaller Quarry, Drewsteignton (Monument)
MDV22312Related to: LIME KILN in the Parish of Drewsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 8 2018 11:49AM