There are a number of stone quarries in the parish providing metal for repairing roads. Much in use were Berridon Quarry and Tribles Quarry. There was also Dinworthy Quarry on the Atworthy Road and, further along, Honeys Quarry.

Early in the century, the hewn block stone was hauled out of the quarries by horse drawn butts and tipped in lay-bys where stone breakers reduced it with their hammers to a size suitable for spreading on the roads.

In the 1950's the largest quarry, Berridon, was used to produce cement blocks. During this period they were operated by ECC and were once the largest employer in Bradworthy. All the quarries had closed by the late 1960's.

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