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HER Number:MDV24836
Name:Open Cut at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Summary

Open cut to the north-east of Shaft 31 forming part of the 19th century Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 609 684
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/166/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 34468
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OPEN CUT (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV246903.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.


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

Feature visible on aerial photograph.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157306 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 15th May 2002. Prospecting trench 120 metres west-north-west of Plym Ford, forming part of Wheal Katherine tin mine. A 3 metre wide and 1.4 metre deep trench with a dump on the east. Rushes and grass in the trench with grass and heather on the dump. This feature is partly overlain by the soil upcast from the shaft to the west.


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

Feature not shown on earthwork plan.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Feature visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV246903Migrated Record:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157306.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84853 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV61849Parent of: Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66526Related to: Building at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Building)
MDV106645Related to: Shaft 31 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