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HER Number:MDV46569
Name:Yealm Bridge, Quarry


Site of a large quarry to the southeast of Yealm Bridge


Grid Reference:SX 591 518
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYealmpton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishYEALMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55SE/77

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a large 'Quarry' c180m x c100m to the southeast of Yealm Bridge with a 'Cavern' (see PRN 15285) & several 'Old Limekilns' (see PRN 19883) on the northern side. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1906) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 125SW (Cartographic). SDV174536.

'Old Quarry' indicated on OS 6" (1907). Shown but not indicated on OS 6" (1970).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV174536Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 125SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV19883Related to: LIME KILN in the Parish of Yealmpton (Building)
MDV15285Related to: Yealm Bridge Cavern (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 6:38PM