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HER Number:MDV51110
Name:QUARRY in the Parish of Gulworthy


19C quarry which may be on the site of abandoned 18C copper working


Grid Reference:SX 425 725
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK AND MARY TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/574

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 105 SW (Cartographic). SDV276342.

'Old Quarry' marked on OS 6" (1907) map.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 215 Fig 35,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Quarry shown on 19C maps at Devon Great Consols with a railway line to transport the granite to a worksite, a waste dump & Impham Quay. The quarry may be on the site of abandoned 18C copper working. The survey in 2002 found a quarry c10m x c10m x up to 25m high with some worked stone remaining Other details: Site 319.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 215 Fig 35,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV276342Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 105 SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV71585Related to: Wheal Frementor, Shafts & Adits (Monument)
MDV71551Related to: BUILDING in the Parish of Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV71586Related to: BUILDING in the Parish of Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3862Related to: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42210Related to: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Frementor (Monument)
MDV70478Related to: Frementor Quarry to Impham Quay, Horse Tramway Line (Monument)
MDV71578Related to: SPOIL HEAP in the Parish of Gulworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1931 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM