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HER Number:MDV51403
Name:Quarry at Hollow Tow, Walkhampton Common

Summary

Depicted on late 19th century historic maps to the north of Hollow Tor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 746
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of mid-late 19th century quarry north of Hollow Tor on Walkhampton Common

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/65
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (Constructed, 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' marked on late 19th century historic map.


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

'Old Quarry' marked on early 20th century (1906) historic map. Indicated but unmarked on later 20th century (1954) map.


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

Area of workings depicted on modern mapping.

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

MDV51402Related to: Extractive pits along road north of Walkhampton Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2018 11:55AM