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HER Number:MDV25566
Name:Merrivale Quarry

Summary

Merrivale quarry. Large granite quarry still partly in use 1985. A copy of a survey of the standing structures of the quarry works made in 1984 is in the parish file.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 546 752
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/115

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278990.

Merrivale quarry. Large granite quarry still partly in use 1985. A copy of a survey of the standing structures of the quarry works made in 1984 is in the parish file. Merrivale quarry on southeast slope of great and middle staple tor. Spoil heaps to immediate north and south of quarry pit. Grimstone and sortridge leat sx57nw/147 divides to the north of the quarry. One branch continues into the mining complex. The other skirts around the west of the complex and continues around the south slopes of great and middle staple tor (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV278992.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/2149 3175.

Tavistock and District Local History Society, 2002, Whitchuch Parish. A short History of a Devon Parish (Monograph). SDV363278.

Duchy of Cornwall, Undated, Merrivale Quarry Survey, Plan (Un-published). SDV278991.

Des=duchy of cornwall survey(1984)/copy in parish file.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV278990Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV278991Un-published: Duchy of Cornwall. Undated. Merrivale Quarry Survey. A4 Stapled + Digital. Plan.
SDV278992Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV80465Parent of: Magazine at Merrivale Quarry (Monument)
MDV117448Parent of: Merrivale Quarry School (Building)
MDV46483Related to: Merrivale Quarry Building (Building)
MDV46481Related to: Merrivale Quarry Chapel (Building)
MDV46482Related to: Merrivale Quarry Smithy (Monument)
MDV100812Related to: Milestone south-west of Merrivale Quarry (Monument)
MDV117447Related to: The Four Winds School, Merrivale (Building)
MDV51372Related to: Walkham Cottages, Merrivale (Building)
MDV26328Related to: Wheal Fortune Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5156 - Merrivale Quarry Building Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2019 12:16PM