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HER Number:MDV12842
Name:Adit at Keaglesborough Mine 850 metres north-east of Norsworthy Bridge

Summary

Adit at head of gully running in to the river meavy from the east at "riddy pit". Mine adit at head of gully. Probably part of Keaglesborough Mine. Probably late 18th/early 19th century, may be much earlier. The adit cuts a very interesting vein of quartz-tourmaline-cassiterite, giving a good cross-section.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 700
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/157/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 22382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ADIT (XVIII to XIX - 1775 AD to 1835 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278357.

Not visible on rag 1946 photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278360.

Des=ta 929.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278361.

Des=greeves, t. /an assessment of dartmoor tin working/(1990)31/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278362.

Des=greeves, t. /dartmoor magazine/49(winter 1997)6-8/tin stamping mills of dartmoor after ad 1750.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278363.

Des=mpp/157334.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278364.

Des=gerrard, s. /(27/6/2003)/as above.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278365.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.


Greeves, T. A. P., Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV69961.

Adit shown to the s of the lower dressing floor on the plan of keaglesborough tin mine (greeves).


Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, South West Water Authority Burrator Survey (Report - non-specific). SDV278356.

Adit at head of gully running in to the river meavy from the east at "riddy pit". Mine adit at head of gully. Probably part of keaglesborough mine. Probably late 18th/early 19th century, may be much earlier. The adit cuts a very interesting vein of quartz-tourmaline-cassiterite, giving a good cross-section. The vegetation is to be cleared and the adit gated (greeves).

Des=greeves, t. /dcra swwa burrator survey/(1979)no.9(in smr).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - non-specific: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. South West Water Authority Burrator Survey. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. 18. Unknown.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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  • Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P..
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Associated Monuments

MDV35575Part of: Keaglesborough Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 9:34AM