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HER Number:MDV24990
Name:Possible quarry on southern edge of Ugborough Moor


Identified as a possible quarry from aerial photographs in 1985, this is depicted near a reservoir shown on the historic maps.


Grid Reference:SX 652 569
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/271

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY? (XIX to XX - 1900 AD? to 1985 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1969, SX6557, 2/ 7-9 (Aerial Photograph). SDV165212.

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

Possible quarry of less than 0.1 hectares in area visible on the 1969 National Monuments Record aerial photograph. Leat MDV3069 may relate to this quarry ending near or at it. On the Ordnance Survey map this quarry is in the area marked as a reservoir.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

An area visible on the modern mapping roughly matches that depicted in the 1985 aerial project.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165212Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1969. SX6557. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2/ 7-9.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84900 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3069Related to: Leat on Ugborough Moor (Monument)
MDV3098Related to: Quarry south of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV120572Related to: Reservoir on the southern edge of Ugborough Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 2 2018 11:45AM