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HER Number:MDV48913
Name:Burrator or Furzebreak Quarry, Meavy

Summary

Burrator or Furzebreak Quarry. Granite. Operated by Plymouth Corporation in 1896, employing 82. Depicted on historic maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 676
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/62

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1896 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' indicated on 1904-1906 historic map, shown but not indicated on 1954 edition.


Bowman, A., 1998, British Quarrying History. Devon. Edition 1.4 (Report - non-specific). SDV351243.

Burrator or Furzebreak Quarry. Granite. Operated by Plymouth Corporation in 1896, employing 82.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Depicted on the modern map, although not labelled.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV351243Report - non-specific: Bowman, A.. 1998. British Quarrying History. Devon. Edition 1.4. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93346 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12712Related to: Building at Barrator Quarry, Meavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2014 10:00AM