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HER Number:MDV55330
Name: Quarry in Scae Wood, West Buckfastleigh


Disused quarry recorded from correspondence in 1996. Marked on the modern mapping as 'Workings (disused)'.


Grid Reference:SX 691 678
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST BUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/295

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XX - 1950 AD? to 1990 AD (Between))

Full description

McCrone, P., 1996, Update to the Sites and Monuments Record (Correspondence). SDV174473.

SX6914 6783. Disused quarry. Vertically sided hole in the side of the hill. Two deep narrow slots on north side allow access to base of quarry pit (and possibly drainage from it). Several possible trackways in wood to south and west of quarry.

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

Marked on the modern mapping as 'Workings (disused)'. Not depicted on the historic maps from late-19th / early-20th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV174473Correspondence: McCrone, P.. 1996. Update to the Sites and Monuments Record. Letter. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95210 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2018 9:51AM