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HER Number:MDV27836
Name:Quarry east of Merripit Hill

Summary

Roadside quarry depicted on the late 19th century historic maps and visible on aerial photographs.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 665 804
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/252

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 13/04/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1995, 4362 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224714.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Roadside quarry depicted on the late 19th century historic maps, north-west of the road. Labelled as 'Old Quarry', but the Tithe Map does not cover this area.


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

Roadside quarry visible on 1947 Royal Air Force aerial photographs.


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

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV224714Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 13/04/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4362.
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: #85894 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV54604Related to: Possible trial pits west of Statt's Bridge (Monument)
MDV121042Related to: Quarry south of Merripit Hill (Monument)
MDV27837Related to: Quarry south-east of Merripit Hill (Monument)
MDV121041Related to: Quarry south-west of Statts Bridge (Monument)
MDV16974Related to: Tavistock to Moretonhampstead road (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 9 2018 10:24AM