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HER Number:MDV26601
Name:Roadside quarry north-east of Beckaford Farm, Manaton


Quarry identified from mid-20th century aerial photographs; also shown on historic maps from this period onwards. May be related to road construction / maintenance.


Grid Reference:SX 765 797
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/166

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XX - 1950 AD to 1960 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1950, RAF RP541/540, 3136 (Aerial Photograph). SDV290988.

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Quarry area is shown but not labelled on this map. Shown on the early 20th century (approximately 1905) edition as a sandy area.

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

Quarry visible on 1950 aerial photograph, purpose unknown.

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

Area of workings shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV290988Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1950. RAF RP541/540. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3136.
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.
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85389 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2018 9:09AM