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HER Number:MDV71606
Name:QUARRY in the Parish of Gulworthy


19c stone quarry at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 430 733
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

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

The quarry is outlined but not labelled on OS 25"(1880s) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 25" (Cartographic). SDV1799.

'Old Quarry' shown on OS 25" (1905) map.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 228, Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Long stone quarry extending from SX43037338 to SX43127332 shown on the 19C maps along the northern side of the flat rod cutting (see PRN 56089) from Agnes wheel to Anna Maria Engine Shaft. The quarry may have opened during the excavation of the flat rod cutting in the late 1840s. The survey in 2002 found the quarry up to 10m wide with a rear wall up to 7m high. Other details: Site 366.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1799Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 25". 25".
SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 228, Fig 38.
Linked documents:1
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV56089Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Flatrod Gully (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2106 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM