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HER Number:MDV48918
Name:Quarry on Roborough Down

Summary

Depicted on the late 19th century historic maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 517 669
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of the World War II RAF Harrowbeer airfield, as well as medieval fields and farms, industrial tin working, sections of the Devonport and Plymouth Leats, and part of the Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway on Roborough Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/96
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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 marked on the late 19th century historic map (not shown on the Tithe Map) on Roborough Down.


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

'Quarry' is marked on the early 20th century (1907) historic map; expanded since the original map depiction.


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

Area of workings shown on the modern mapping, but 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).
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: #93349 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV120615Related to: Drake Leat, Buckland Monochorum (Building)
MDV120613Related to: Inglewood, Buckland Monochorum (Building)
MDV120616Related to: Site of Lodge, north-west of Drake Leat (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2018 4:51PM