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HER Number:MDV53229
Name:Quarry south of Quarrypit Plantation, Harford


Depicted on the historic maps, on the edge of the open moor, to the south-east of Lukesland. Fairly large area shown on the early 20th century historic map but not marked on modern mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 645 576
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/239

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Quarry' is marked on the late 19th century historic map; shown as a roughly circular area of workings, north of the moor gate.

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

The 1906 version of the historic mapping shows the quarry area to have been expanded. Linked by a trackway directly with Lukesland Farm and probabky served the estate. An unmarked site is shown on the 1966 map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94592 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV77689Related to: Lukesland farmstead, Harford (Monument)
MDV2852Related to: Lukesland, Harford (Building)
MDV53239Related to: Quarry at Quarrypit Plantation, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2018 11:53AM