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HER Number:MDV25971
Name:Quarry west of Dunnabridge

Summary

Small roadside quarry west of Dunnabridge; probably used to source road-building materials. Now used as a car park.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 641 746
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Field system surrounding Dunnabridge Pound Farm, likely to be medieval in origin, with area of ridge and furrow and two quarries related to the building of the Ashburton to Tavistock road, as well as sections of leat to the north
  • SHINE: Field system surrounding Dunnabridge Pound Farm, likely to be medieval in origin, with area of ridge and furrow and two quarries related to the building of the Ashburton to Tavistock road, as well as sections of leat to the north

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW169
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/185
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1850 AD to 1880 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 south of the road to the north-west of Dunna Bridge.


Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149, 4426 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.


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

Small quarry visible on the aerial photographs in a field system.


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

'Car Park' shown on the modern map.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 10/3/1988 (Website). SDV360651.

Centred at SX64187462. A small shallow quarry which probably yielded road marking material is now in use as a car park. It is not associated with the field system and is probably of 19th century origin (citing Fletcher, M. J., 10/3/1988, 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). 4426.
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. 10/3/1988.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85135 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25972Related to: Quarry west of Dunnabridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2018 2:31PM