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HER Number:MDV12638
Name:Rundle's Shaft, Wheal Crebor

Summary

Rundle's shaft at the western end of Wheal Crebor workings, shown on 19th century maps. Earthwork ditches and the pit of the possible shaft were transcribed as part of the NMP survey of the Tamar Valley AONB.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 452 720
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/70

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

1867, Bedford Estates Map of Wheal Crebor Mine (Cartographic). SDV351517.

'Shaft' marked, to south of Hurlditch Horn.


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

Rundle's Shaft marked to south of Hurlditch Horn. Located at western end of Wheal Crebor workings. Map object based on this source.


Finberg, H. P. R., 1945, Morwell, 168 (Article in Serial). SDV215737.

One of two old tin mines near Hurlditch Horn, this one just beside the farm. Production was not on a large scale.


Hoskins, W.G. + Finberg, H.P.R., 1952, Devonshire Studies, 168 (Monograph). SDV351522.

Tin mine shown on map of 1765.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX47SE31 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV351523.

Two tin mines, near Hurlditch Horn and extant 1765-69 are shown on a contemporary map. Devonshire Studies 1952 168 (Hoskins, W. G. + Finberg, H. P. R.)

One is just beside the farm, the other in Down Park alias Tin Pit Park, a field across the road where there is a deserted engine house. A Survey of the West Part or Division of the Parish of Tavistock 1765-1769 (Aislabie, G.)


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF/CPE/UK/2149/3143-4 c (Interpretation). SDV346287.

Transcriptions of an earthwork pit, trackway and area of ground disturbance visible on aerial photographs RAF/CPE/UK/2149/3143-4 correspond with a database record of a post-medieval mine at Hurlditch Horn. Map object based on this source.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 23 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

The tin mine referred to on Donn's map of 1765 is likely to have been Wheal Crebor.


Newman, P., 2011, Suggested Ammendments to HER Entries (Personal Comment). SDV347113.

Rundle's Shaft is part of Wheal Crebor.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Map object based on this source


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

SDV215737Article in Serial: Finberg, H. P. R.. 1945. Morwell. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 77. A5 Paperback. 168.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF/CPE/UK/2149/3143-4 c.
SDV347105Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 23.
SDV347113Personal Comment: Newman, P.. 2011. Suggested Ammendments to HER Entries. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV351517Cartographic: 1867. Bedford Estates Map of Wheal Crebor Mine. Digital.
SDV351522Monograph: Hoskins, W.G. + Finberg, H.P.R.. 1952. Devonshire Studies. Devonshire Studies. 168.
SDV351523Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX47SE31. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV359374Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2016. Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV3954Part of: Wheal Crebor Mine (Monument)
MDV12637Related to: West Crebor Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2018 11:27AM