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HER Number:MDV119805
Name:Mine Shaft at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy

Summary

The northern of two mine shafts at the Ferro Ceramic Mine to north-east of Shaugh Bridge shown on 19th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 534 637
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XIX - 1850 AD to 1890 AD)

Full description

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

'Shaft' shown as a small rectangular feature at the Ferro Ceramic Mine to the north-east of Shaugh Bridge.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Old Shaft' shown on early 20th century map.


Fletcher, M., 2000, The Ferro Ceramic Mine and Shaugh Brickworks, Meavy, 6, Figure 3 (Report - Survey). SDV360342.

The two shafts at the abandoned Dewerstone Iron Mine are both capped. The northern shaft (A1) is now 1.6 metres deep and 4 metres across and is partially enclosed by a spoil heap. The shaft is associated with an adit (B1) to the north-west which is 1.3 metres high by 2.2 metres wide at its mouth.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Small rectangular feature shown on modern mapping. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • Report - Survey: Fletcher, M.. 2000. The Ferro Ceramic Mine and Shaugh Brickworks, Meavy. English Heritage. 6, Figure 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV2396Part of: Ferro Ceramic Mine 75 metres north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119810Related to: Aqueduct leading to the Wheel Pit at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119806Related to: Mine Shaft at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119807Related to: Possible Mine Shaft at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119808Related to: Smithy at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Building)
MDV119812Related to: Three Pits at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119813Related to: Two Large Pits at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119811Related to: Two Pits at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119809Related to: Wheel Pit at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7345 - The Ferro Ceramic Mine and Shaugh Brickworks, Meavy

Date Last Edited:Sep 8 2017 11:29AM