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HER Number:MDV47952
Name:Quarry in fields north-east of Liney Cross, Buckfastleigh

Summary

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map as 'Old Quarry', the Tithe Map also indicates that this site may have had earlier origins.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 736 670
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/219

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.

The Tithe Map plot (1066) is marked as Quarry or Bush Park, indicating a possible early origin for this quarry.


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

The late 19th century historic map shows 'Old Quarry' here.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

The modern mapping shows the southern part of the quarry workings.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93072 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2018 3:07PM