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HER Number:MDV121761
Name:Mine Shafts to north-west of Rumleigh House, Bere Ferrers

Summary

Old mine shafts located in woodland close to the River Tamar.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 444 683
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Circular shaft depicted.


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

Shaft depicted. Located in woodland, close to the river, reached by two tracks off the main north-south track through the wood.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Old Shafts marked.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 153 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

An 'Old Shaft' is named on the circa 1907 Ordnance Survey map. A circular feature in the same location is recorded on the circa 1880 Ordnance Survey map and circa 1840 Tithe map. The shaft is not included on the Tithe Apportionment but is shown as part of a larger enclosure, TA 277, 'Rumley Kiln Wood'.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Circular shaft depicted.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111135 ]
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 153.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 5 2018 3:37PM