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HER Number:MDV34828
Name:Quarry in Knightshayes Park


Large faceless quarry, cut into side of Bolham Lane,which was probably a source of both building and roadstone. Possibly predates Park.


Grid Reference:SS 952 147
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/145

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Old Quarries' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 34SE (Cartographic). SDV335746.

'Quarry' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1971, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV341898.

Quarry not marked.

National Trust, 1984, Knightshayes Court, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV341846.


Land Use Consultants, 1998, Knightshayes Park Survey Plan (Report - Survey). SDV341869.

Visited on 16/03/1998. On south-west boundary of the park there is a large faceless quarry cut into side of the hollow way that contains Bolham Lane. Probably represents source of both building and roadstone. May predate the park but no direct evidence. Currently fenced. Other details: Appendix 5: site13.

English Heritage, 2000, Knightshayes Court (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV341847.

The Parks Agency, 2007, The Setting of Knightshayes Park and Garden: A Historic Landscape Assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV341853.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335746Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 34SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341846Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. Knightshayes Court, Devon. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV341847Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. 2000. Knightshayes Court. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. A4 Stapled.
SDV341853Report - Assessment: The Parks Agency. 2007. The Setting of Knightshayes Park and Garden: A Historic Landscape Assessment. Parks Agency Report. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV341869Report - Survey: Land Use Consultants. 1998. Knightshayes Park Survey Plan. National Trust Report. A4 Unbound + Digital.
SDV341898Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1971. Ordnance Survey 1:10000 map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4435 - A Historic Landscape Assessment of the Setting of Knightshayes Park and Garden

Date Last Edited:Feb 27 2009 1:53PM