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HER Number:MDV25077
Name:Quarry on Ringmoor Down, Sheepstor


Small quarry on north-facing slope of Ringmoor Down. Visible on 1978 aerial photograph and mid-20th century historic maps.


Grid Reference:SX 567 671
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/402

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XX - 1905 AD to 1959 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Quarry is depicted on the mid-20th century historic maps (not shown on previous versions).

National Monuments Record, 1978, NMR SX5666, 3/245, 246 (Aerial Photograph). SDV254609.

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

Quarry on north-facing slope of Ringmoor Down area approximately 0.05 hectares visible on the 1978 aerial photograph.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1992, Quarry on Ringmoor Down, 8/8/1992 (Worksheet). SDV228799.

Quarry has cut into part of bank of stamping mill (SX56NE/444) to the east.

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

Area of quarry workings shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV228799Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1992. Quarry on Ringmoor Down. Worksheet. Digital. 8/8/1992.
SDV254609Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1978. NMR SX5666. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3/245, 246.
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.
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84924 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV45309Related to: LEAT in the Parish of Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV45308Related to: TIN MILL in the Parish of Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2018 2:01PM