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HER Number:MDV79966
Name:Shaft and Spoil Heap on West Down, Whitchurch

Summary

Shaft and spoil heap associated with Westdown Mine depicted on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 484 701
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

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Earthworks depicted on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map to north of Bymore Wood. Map object based on this Source.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 61 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Un-annotated earthworks depicted on first edition Ordnance Survey map on south slope of West Down representing a shaft and spoil heap associated with Westdown Mine. Other details: No. 43.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. 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. 61.

Associated Monuments

MDV4082Parent of: Westdown Copper Mine, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 18 2011 9:21AM