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HER Number:MDV25978
Name:Quarry south of Moorlands Farm


Visible on aerial photographs and recorded in 1988. Probably related to road building. 19th or 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 626 739
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW146
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/193

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1850 AD? to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149, 4428 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.

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

Small quarry visible on aerial photograph.

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

'Workings (disused)' depicted on the modern mapping.

National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape (Website). SDV360651.

5/1/1988 A small quarry of 19th / 20th century date cut into the hillslope beside a minor road. It apparently yielded growan, soil and stone which was probably used for road construction or repair. Of no archaeological significance (citing Fletcher, M. J., 5/01//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). 4428.
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.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85141 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25968Related to: Field system around Prince Hall Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2018 3:10PM