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HER Number:MDV47561
Name:Quarry Near South Tamar Mine

Summary

Quarry shown to north-east of South Tamar Mine, on late 19th and early 20th century maps. The quarry, with associated spoilheap, is also visible on aerial photographs of 1946.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 437 646
Map Sheet:SX46SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46SW/511

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Quarry' shown.


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

'Old Quarry' shown. Map object partly based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey, 1907, 111SW (Cartographic). SDV240062.

"Old Quarry" shown to north-east of South Tamar Mine.


Dyer, M. J. + Manning, P. T., 1998, Objective 5B: Lower Tamar Valley Recreation and Land Management Iinitiative: Cultural Heritage Appraisal, 52 (Report - non-specific). SDV319814.


Middleton, R., 1999, Lower Birch Farm Field Inspection Report (Report - non-specific). SDV344152.

Site visit 22nd September 1999. Small quarry to east of mining remains, probably created for extraction of building stone.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF/CPE/UK/1890 4019-20 10-DEC-1946 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

A cut feature and spoil heap are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs of 1946. Map object partly based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object previously based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV240062Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 111SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV319814Report - non-specific: Dyer, M. J. + Manning, P. T.. 1998. Objective 5B: Lower Tamar Valley Recreation and Land Management Iinitiative: Cultural Heritage Appraisal. Exeter Archaeology Report. 98.60. A4 Stapled + Digital. 52.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344152Report - non-specific: Middleton, R.. 1999. Lower Birch Farm Field Inspection Report. Farming, Rural and Countryside Agency Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF/CPE/UK/1890 4019-20 10-DEC-1946.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2017 1:44PM