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HER Number:MDV25138
Name:Aish Torr Quarry, Widecombe in the Moor


Small quarry visible on aerial image (1979) at SX 7048 7129. Modern; it was worked intermittently in the 1930s.


Grid Reference:SX 704 712
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/122

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to Mid 20th Century - 1900 AD (Between) to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1459, 006 (Aerial Photograph). SDV291903.

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

Small quarry visible on aerial image (1979) at SX 7048 7129.

Bowman, A. C., 1998, British Quarrying History. Devon (Monograph). SDV71598.

SX 7048 7129 Aish Torr Quarry. Operated occasionally by Devon County Council in 1937, employing 5 workers.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

'Workings (dis)' marked on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV291903Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1459. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 006.
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.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #141276 ]
SDV71598Monograph: Bowman, A. C.. 1998. British Quarrying History. Devon. British Quarrying History. Devon. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 25 2023 2:35PM