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HER Number:MDV53215
Name:Quarry in Westcott Wood, Bridford

Summary

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map, the site appears to have been developed by the early 20th century (a number of buildings are depicted on the 1904 map). The area of these workings is still shown on the modern mapping.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 790 872
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/334

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarries' are marked on the late 19th century historic map.


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

Early 20th century historic map shows the quarrying area, with a number of buildings. Area to the south of the workings marked as 'Old Quarry', but it appears that the rest of the site may still be in use at this time.


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: #94586 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV122913Related to: Ruined building north of Westcott, Bridford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2018 11:04AM