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HER Number:MDV47958
Name:Quarry in Hembury Woods

Summary

Depicted on the late-19th / early 20th-century historic maps in Hembury Woods north of Newbrook Wood Copper Mine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 724 679
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/224

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1850 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' is depicted on the late-19th century historic map, although the actual area of workings does not seem to have been indicated.


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

'Quarry' is indicated on the early-20th century (1906) historic map. Not shown on later (1963) version.


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

Quarry area is depicted but not labelled on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

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).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93076 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV47959Related to: Newbrook Wood Copper Mine, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2018 1:11PM