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HER Number:MDV51346
Name:Quarry west of Drake's Walk

Summary

Fitzford Quarry shown on 19th century map to the west of Tavistock Canal

Location

Grid Reference:SX 474 732
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/292

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Old Quarry' shown on 19th century map as a circular feature on the west side of Tavistock Canal.


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

'Old Quarry' shown on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1938, 105SE. Revision of 1905 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV336767.

'Old Quarry' shown on 1938 map.


Exeter Archaeology, 1997, Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV344347.

Stone quarry near Crowndale.


Buck, C., 2009, Tavistock Canal Devon: Interim Archaeological Report, Figure 3 (Report - Interim). SDV345014.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.


Waterhouse, R., 2017, The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology, 253, fig 8.4 (Monograph). SDV361789.

Small pit quarry; probably that referred to in the Canl Company Annual Report for 1805. May have provided slate on a commercial basis after 1817, but there are no direct references for this.

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).
SDV336767Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 105SE. Revision of 1905 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #93957 ]
SDV344347Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 97.02. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV345014Report - Interim: Buck, C.. 2009. Tavistock Canal Devon: Interim Archaeological Report. Cornwall County Council Report. A4 Ring Bound + Digital. Figure 3.
SDV361789Monograph: Waterhouse, R.. 2017. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. Paperback Volume. 253, fig 8.4.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4597 - Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflow Scheme

Date Last Edited:Dec 13 2018 3:45PM