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HER Number:MDV2344
Name:Yennadon Iron Mine

Summary

Y3 yenadon. Plan. Maristow estate office, roborough. Tin. Iron ore open cast workings in the grounds of yennadon house and on yennadon down. Overgrown dumps and cuttings which are the remains of open cast workings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 542 683
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/32

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • IRONSTONE MINE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10633.

Meavy iron mine at the foot of yennadon down was leased in 1836 to george stone baron with permission to search for iron + other ores. Deeds include a map of the sett showing 13 bound stones in two parallel lines running w-e across the foot of the down. The shallow openworks were overgrown in 1995 (brown).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250871.

Y3 yenadon. Plan. Maristow estate office, roborough. Tin. Iron ore open cast workings in the grounds of yennadon house and on yennadon down. Overgrown dumps and cuttings which are the remains of open cast workings. Visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).


1954, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250872.

'yennadon iron mine (disused)' indicated on os 6" (1907) and on os 6" (1954) (os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250874.

Ramsden, j. V. /tda/84(1952)101 fig.1/notes on the mines of devonshire.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250875.

Harris, h. /industrial archaeology of dartmoor/(1968)209.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV250876.

Aph=raf 106g uk 1190/3245-3247(27/2/1946).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250877.

Des=os 6"(1907)112nw.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250878.

Des=brown, m. /dtrg newsletter/9(july 1995)3/meavy iron mine.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10633Migrated Record:
SDV250871Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV250872Migrated Record: 1954.
SDV250874Migrated Record:
SDV250875Migrated Record:
SDV250876Aerial Photograph:
SDV250877Migrated Record:
SDV250878Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV20605Related to: Blocked adit 100 metres north of Burrator Dam (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 4 2017 11:35AM