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HER Number:MDV39377
Name:Quarry, south of South Lodge, Lifton


Site of quarry shown on historic maps.


Grid Reference:SX 388 846
Map Sheet:SX38SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLifton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLIFTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX38SE/31

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' to south of large quarry near South Lodge marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Also shown on 1907 6 inch map and marked as disused on 1963 map.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 86SE (Cartographic). SDV335984.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, SX38SE (Cartographic). SDV337961.

Gent, T. + Manning, P., 2016, Lifton Wood and the Development of the Surrounding Area. (Report - Assessment). SDV359657.

This desk-based assessment was carried out between August 2015 and February 2016 to assist in the interpretation of a recently rediscovered hilltop enclosure and other features in Lifton Wood, Lifton, Devon.

A quarry at the eastern end of the hill is referred to by Swete in 1793 and depicted on the
1807 estate map. (Possibility it could be this one).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335984Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 86SE. 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).
SDV337961Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SX38SE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV359657Report - Assessment: Gent, T. + Manning, P.. 2016. Lifton Wood and the Development of the Surrounding Area.. Archaedia. 1155. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV39376Related to: Quarry, south of South Lodge, Lifton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6997 - Desk-Based Assessment of a Hilltop Enclosure in Lifton Wood and the Development of the Surrounding Area. (Ref: 1155)

Date Last Edited:Jun 29 2016 2:34PM