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HER Number:MDV5768
Name:Granite quarry south of the Avon Dam


On the left bank of the Avon, just south of the dam, is a disused granite quarry.


Grid Reference:SX 680 648
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/74

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XX - 1950 AD to 1968 AD (Between))

Full description

Harris, H., 1968, Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor, 195 (Monograph). SDV149229.

On the left bank of the Avon, just south of the dam, is a disused quarry (granite).

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Quarry is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149229Monograph: Harris, H.. 1968. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 195.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95865 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5742Related to: Prehistoric settlement east of Zeal gully (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 6 2015 2:28PM