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HER Number:MDV114428
Name:Shafts at Wheal Crebor House

Summary

Earthwork pits, linear ditches and earthwork mounds, possibly former shafts, leats and spoil heaps were visible on aerial photographs at Wheal Crebor Mine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 464 724
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Structures, earthworks and below-ground mining features associated with Wheal Crebor Mine including a former canal and railway, east of Buctor Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF/CPE/UK/2149/3144-5, RAF/CPE/UK/2501/4110-1, MAL127/71/042-3 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

The transcriptions of five circular pits from earthwork evidence visible on aerial photographs RAF/CPE/UK/2149/3144-5, RAF/CPE/UK/2501/4110-1 and MAL127/71/042-3, correspond closely to two database records of earthwork mine shaft of post-medieval date to the north and east of Wheal Crebor House.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2016, Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey (Personal Comment). SDV359374.

The aerial photograph reference given in the Tamar Valley NMP transcription attributes is incomplete; the date of the photograph is not included.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF/CPE/UK/2149/3144-5, RAF/CPE/UK/2501/4110-1, MAL127/71/042-3. [Mapped feature: #73766 ]
SDV359374Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2016. Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV114356Related to: Shaft Pit West of Lumburn (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:May 9 2019 5:49PM