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HER Number:MDV48997
Name:Quarry north-west of Coombe Park Lodge

Summary

Two quarry areas are depicted on the late 19th century historic map; only one remains on the subsequent maps. Adjacent to the Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway and may have been associated with the construction of this feature.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 509 636
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBickleigh (SH)
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBICKLEIGH

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: SX56SW/310
  • 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.

'Quarries' depicted on the late 19th century historic map; two areas shown adjacent to the tramway. Map object based on this source.


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

Only the north-western quarry area now shown on the early 20th century historic map.


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

Modern map shows 'Old Quarry (disused)'. Map object based on this source.

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.

Associated Monuments

MDV19108Related to: Plymouth Leat (Dartmoor section) (Monument)
MDV2353Related to: The Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway (Dartmoor section) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2018 10:25AM