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HER Number:MDV51550
Name:Quarry north of Venford Reservoir, Holne


Large quarry depicted on the early 20th century historic map north of the reservoir. Not shown on the previous edition, it appears likely to be related to the construction of the reservoir and related features.


Grid Reference:SX 685 712
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/508

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1907 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

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

The extended quarry workings are 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).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94043 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV20853Related to: TIN MILL in the Parish of Holne (Monument)
MDV115706Related to: Venford Reservoir, Holne (Monument)
MDV110047Related to: Weir at Venford Reservoir (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2018 4:21PM