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HER Number:MDV26564
Name:Quarry near Yarner Wood, Manaton


Quarry that probably dates to the early-mid 20th century visible from aerial photographs.


Grid Reference:SX 766 788
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/132

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Quarry not marked on this, or previous edition of the Ordnance Survey map (late 19th century), so apparently dates to some time between 1906-1945.

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Area of the quarry visible on aerial photography.

National Monuments Record, 1977, NMR SX7679, SX7679/1, (14/4/1977) (Aerial Photograph). SDV282185.

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

Quarry visible on aerial photography.

Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, N11 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Visited 30/08/2013. Possible trial pit recorded at SX 76422 78902 (but associated with this record). Worksheet records feature as possible Victorian trial mine for micaceous hematite? Overgrown with low flora except potential shaft infill area. Bovey Tracey Heritage Trust record that trial digs existed in this area of Black Hill. Sketched and photographed.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Area of quarry indicated on the modern mapping. Map object is based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV282185Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. NMR SX7679. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). SX7679/1, (14/4/1977).
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.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. N11.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2019 11:32AM