Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

Registered UK Charity (No. 115342)

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Sourton Quarry

From Graces Guide
Sourton Quarry with equipment by Frederick Parker and Goodwin Barsby and Co. Image taken in 2019.
Sourton Quarry. Image taken in 2019.
Sourton Quarry. Image taken in 2019.
Sourton Quarry. Image taken in 2019.

near Tavistock, Devon

Sourton Quarry produced high grade limestone in the 19th century, but closed due to flooding in 1906. There were various owners until ECC finished quarrying aggregate in 1960. The lease was then sold to Devon Wildlife Trust. It is now managed as a nature reserve.

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