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HER Number:MDV51544
Name:Quarry west of Lower Cherrybrook Bridge


Depicted on the late 19th century historic map, north of the road. Probably used to extract road construction materials.


Grid Reference:SX 629 747
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Bronze Age enclosure with hut circles and field system at Smith Hill and Muddilake with late medieval or later enclosure banks or field system and streamworking along the brook to the west

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/393
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1851 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' marked on the late 19th century historic map, to the north of the road. Quarry not shown on the Tithe Map.

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

'Old Quarry' marked on the early 20th century (1906) historic map.

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

'Workings (disused)' shown on the 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. [Mapped feature: #94042 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV54475Related to: Leat west of the Lower Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)
MDV26118Related to: Quarry south of Lower Cherrybrook Bridge (Monument)
MDV51543Related to: Quarry south of Muddilake Brook (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2018 9:35AM