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HER Number:MDV51400
Name:Quarry north-east of the site of the Four Winds School, Merrivale


Quarry dating to at least the 19th century depicted on the northern side of the road at Merrivale.


Grid Reference:SX 562 749
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of a roadside quarry dating to at least the mid-late 19th century north-east of the site of the Four Winds School at Merrivale

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/62
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Old Quarry' is depicted on the late 19th century (1880s) historic map.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Modern map shows 'Workings (disused)' on the northern side of the road; probably the result of road building work.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93989 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV54463Related to: Tavistock to Ashburton pack-horse track (Monument)
MDV16974Related to: Tavistock to Moretonhampstead road (Monument)
MDV117447Related to: The Four Winds School, Merrivale (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2017 3:53PM