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HER Number:MDV24835
Name:Openwork at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Summary

Linear openwork forming part of the 19th century Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 607 684
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/166/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 34468
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OPEN CUT (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Long narrow openwork shown on 19th century map runnining south-west to north-east from an area of old streamwork to the east.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Linear openwork.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157302 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 15th May 2002. Openwork 230 metres west of Plym Ford, forming part of Wheal Katherine tin mine. An elongated gully measuring up to about 10 metres deep, with occasional pits in the base. Rock cut face visible in places towards the eastern end of the openwork. Grass, heather and rushes.


Newman, P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 4 (Article in Serial). SDV231130.

Newman, p. /eylesbarrow tin mine, devon/(1999)fig 4.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 4 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Linear feature shown on plan of Wheal Katherine tin mine.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1021056 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Part of Wheal Katherine Tin Mine.


National Monument Record, 2014, Pastscape, 1063881 (Website). SDV355682.

Part of Wheal Katherine Tin Mine.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231130Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 57. Paperback Volume. Figure 4.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157302.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84852 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 4.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1063881.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1021056.

Associated Monuments

MDV61849Part of: Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66523Related to: Frank's Shaft 30 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66524Related to: Leat at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2016 3:23PM