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HER Number:MDV26300
Name:Quarry on south slope of Smeardon Down

Summary

Recorded from 1940s aerial photographs. Also depicted on the late 19th century historic map. In use now (2018) as a car park.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 521 778
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/146

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' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149, 3372 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.


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

Quarry on south slope of Smeardon Down visible on 1940s aerial photographs and recorded on map overlay.


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

Marked as 'Car Park' on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV282746Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2149. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3372.
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).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85255 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV114077Related to: Little Combe Tor deserted farmstead, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2018 9:46AM