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HER Number:MDV79944
Name:Chimney at Westdown Mine, Whitchurch

Summary

Chimney marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 487 705
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHIMNEY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Not applicable))

Full description

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

Chimney at Westdown Copper Mine marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. The mine was disused at this time.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 44-45 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Surviving remains at Westdown Mine include a chimney base and associated buildings and other features

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
  • Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 44-45.

Associated Monuments

MDV4082Part of: Westdown Copper Mine, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 13 2011 8:43AM