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HER Number:MDV63853
Name:EXTRACTIVE PIT in the Parish of Whitchurch

Summary

Openwork 53m long x 6m wide running east-west on the side of west down with spoil heaps visible on the southern side suggesting a progression of work uphill. Adit at head of openwork has steeply angled walls following the dip of the lode (greeves + passmore).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 485 703
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/342/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Unknown date)

Full description

GREEVES + PASSMORE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV216834.

Openwork 53m long x 6m wide running east-west on the side of west down with spoil heaps visible on the southern side suggesting a progression of work uphill. Adit at head of openwork has steeply angled walls following the dip of the lode (greeves + passmore).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248931.

Des=greeves,t. +passmore,a. /dtrg newsletter/17(july 1999)3-5/report on the recent work in the walkham valley.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 62 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Other details: No. 55.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: GREEVES + PASSMORE.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 62.

Associated Monuments

MDV63693Related to: Ore Processing Site on West Down, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM