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HER Number:MDV51401
Name:Old sand pit beside road north of Walkhampton Common


'Old Sand Pit' marked on historic maps. Indicated but unmarked on mid-20th century map.


Grid Reference:SX 567 749
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains on Walkhampton Common including 19th century Swelltor and Foggintor Quarries, a section of the early 19th century Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway, later converted to railway, also streamworks along the Yes Tor Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/63
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SAND PIT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

1954, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248891.

'old sand pit' marked on os 6" (1906) map. Indicated but unmarked on os 6" (1954) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248892.

Des=os 6" (1954).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248893.

Des=os 6" (1906) 106ne.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV248891Migrated Record: 1954.
SDV248892Migrated Record:
SDV248893Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2018 11:20AM