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HER Number:MDV106645
Name:Shaft 31 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Summary

Shaft number 31 forming part of the 19th century Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 609 684
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small circular earthwork shown on 19th century map with a further semi-circular earthwork on the eastern side.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Shaft 130 metres west-north-west of Plym Ford, forming part of Wheal Katherine tin mine.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, 13, Figure 4 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Shaft number 31 at Wheal Katherine is one of at least six shafts at the mine. This shaft is situated to the north of the track on the eastern side of the mine.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Shaft visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66175 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. 13, Figure 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV61849Part of: Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66526Related to: Building at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Building)
MDV3330Related to: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66523Related to: Frank's Shaft 30 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV24836Related to: Open Cut at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66517Related to: Shaft 26 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV64743Related to: Shaft 27 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV106639Related to: Shaft 28 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66518Related to: Shaft 29 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66534Related to: Shaft 32 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Dec 12 2016 3:28PM