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HER Number:MDV103871
Name:Mine shaft, Bovey Tracey Lignite Mine


Lignite shaft near to engine house and smithy; part of the Bovey Tracey Lignite Works.


Grid Reference:SX 809 770
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1906 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880 - 1899, First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Lignite Shaft' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map but is not shown on the early 20th century edition. Part of the Bovey Tracey Lignite Works. A further shaft is depicted at SX81057714 (outside the National Park boundary).
Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV103872Part of: Lignite Works, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV103868Related to: Engine House, Bovey Tracey Lignite Mine (Monument)
MDV21321Related to: MINE in the Parish of Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV103870Related to: Smithy, Bovey Tracey Lignite Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 20 2013 12:19PM