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HER Number:MDV27837
Name:Quarry south-east of Merripit Hill

Summary

Roadside quarry depicted on the early 20th century historic maps and visible on aerial photographs.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 662 802
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/253

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1889 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

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


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

Small quarry depicted on the early 20th century historic maps, north-west of the road, near to a hut circle. 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.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85895 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6678Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle to the south-west of Statts Bridge (Monument)
MDV27836Related to: Quarry east of Merripit Hill (Monument)
MDV121042Related to: Quarry south of Merripit Hill (Monument)
MDV27838Related 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 10:13AM