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HER Number:MDV130702
Name:Spoil heap, Virtuous Lady Mine


A large spoil heap of approximately 50m long runs close by the river edge.


Grid Reference:SX 473 699
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX46NE48
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1468710

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SPOIL HEAP (Post Medieval to Early 20th Century - 1540 AD to 1901 AD (Between))

Full description

Historic England, 2021-2022, NRHE to HER website (Website). SDV364039.

(28/09/2007) Shafts adits and other surface evidence of copper extraction at Virtuous Lady Mine. SX 4735 6990. A large spoil heap of approximately 50m long runs close by the river edge. (Newman, P., 28-SEP-2007, EH Archaeological Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV364039Website: Historic England. 2021-2022. NRHE to HER website. https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/NRHE. Website. [Mapped feature: #130270 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5458Part of: Virtuous Lady Copper Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 10 2021 3:00PM