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HER Number:MDV72725
Name:Gulworthy, New Quay, Quarry


Small stone quarry to the east of New Quay which may be of recent origin


Grid Reference:SX 455 695
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2006, New Quay: Archaeological Assessment, 30 (Report - Assessment). SDV336511.

During the survey in 2006 a small stone quarry (Site 25) was identified on the eastern side of the track at New Quay. The feature which was 12 meters wide x 8 meters high x 8 meters deep did not appear on the historic maps & may be of recent origin.

Houghton, P., 2015, An Archaeological and Historical Report on New Quay Nr Tavistock Devon Volume One, 105, fig 8, 133 (Report - Assessment). SDV363202.

Quarry noted in report. The rear wall of the quarry or cutting is some 8.0 metres high, 12.0 metres wide and 0.8 metres deep. A few trees are growing out of the wall that could cause instability to the structure.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336511Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2006. New Quay: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R010. A4 + Digital. 30.

Associated Monuments

MDV19380Part of: New Quay (Monument)
MDV19380Related to: New Quay (Monument)
MDV19380Part of: New Quay (Monument)
MDV19380Related to: New Quay (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3993 - New Quay, Devon: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2019 12:35PM