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HER Number:MDV25969
Name:Quarry east of Cherrybrook Bridge


Small roadside quarry on the Princetown - Hexworthy road; probably used to source road-building materials.


Grid Reference:SX 633 748
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW248
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/183

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' shown on the late 19th century historic map. Small quarry area to the north of the road.

Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149, 4427 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.

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

Small quarry visible on the aerial photographs beside a road.

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

'Workings (disused)' shown on the modern map (larger area than shown on the late 19th century historic map).

National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 7/1/1988 (Website). SDV360651.

SX63367485. The small ?19th century quarry which lies beside the Princetown-Hexworthy road yielded stone and soil. This material was probably used for road construction or repair. Of minor archaeological significance (citing Fletcher, M. J., 7/1/1988, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV282746Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2149. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4427.
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.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 7/1/1988.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85133 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV26118Related to: Quarry south of Lower Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)
MDV26116Related to: Trial pits east of Lower Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2018 9:27AM