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HER Number:MDV119813
Name:Two Large Pits at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy

Summary

Two large sub-triangular features shown on 19th century map at the Ferro Ceramic Mine to north-east of Shaugh Bridge

Location

Grid Reference:SX 533 637
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

  • PIT (XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Two large sub-triangular features shown on 19th century map at the Ferro Ceramic Mine to the north-east of Shaugh Bridge. The northern structure is divided into two large and one small section and the southern feature is divided into two.


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

Shown on early 20th century map.


Fletcher, M., 2000, The Ferro Ceramic Mine and Shaugh Brickworks, Meavy, 7-8, Figure 3 (Report - Survey). SDV360342.

Two large sub-triangular pits (X) are subdivided into five parts and are quite substantial in form and construction. The pits and their divisions are defined either by stone facing or stone walls up to 0.8 metres wide and in their partially silted state are up to 1.1 metres deep.


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

Two sub-triangular features 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. 7-8, 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)
MDV119805Related to: Mine Shaft 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)
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 2:14PM