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HER Number:MDV71512
Name:QUARRY in the Parish of Gulworthy


Two quarries shown on 19C maps at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 433 733
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 178 Figs 9,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

A large square quarry shown on 19C maps with a possible building shown on the OS (1884) map at the western end. The quarry may have provided stone for the construction of the railway in 1857-8. The survey in 2002 found the quarry 35m long x 10m wide with a rear wall up to 7m high with no evidence of the building. A smaller quarry is shown on the OS (1884) map to the northeast at SX43417340 & was found to be 20m long x 6m wide x up to 3m high. Other details: Sites 266 & 267.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 178 Figs 9,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Related to: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1823 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM