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HER Number:MDV29572
Name:Quarries north-west of Dean Prior


Depicted on the Tithe Map and later historic maps, they are not labelled as quarries. That to the south has been back filled and recorded as cropmark in 1984.


Grid Reference:SX 723 638
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/121

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Tithe Map shows two features here; the first is in plot 242; 'Broom Park and Pit' and is shown as a roughly semi-circular feature adjacent to a field boundary, the second, to the north in plot 339; 'Quarry Park and quarry' is approximately circular in shape.

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

Two pit / quarry areas shown on the late 19th century historic map.

Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/BV, 9 (11/7/1984) (Aerial Photograph). SDV296237.

Southern feature subsequently back filled and recorded as cropmark.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV296237Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/BV. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 9 (11/7/1984).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped features: #86500 ; #86501 ]
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2018 11:13AM