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HER Number:MDV25031
Name:Mine shafts on the edge of Ugborough Moor


Three very deep holes noted on aerial photographs with no associated spoil.


Grid Reference:SX 657 572
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/293

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1899 AD? (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1969, SX6557, 2/7-9 (Aerial Photograph). SDV165212.

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

Three very deep holes, at SX65775727, SX65745721 and SX65825728 no associated spoil. Do not appear to be visible on Royal Air Forde 1946 aerial photograph, visible on 1969 National Monuments Record aerial photograph.

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

Two pits visible on the aerial photograph. The third is not clear, so this is based on the 1985 data.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165212Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1969. SX6557. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2/7-9.
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 features: #13236 ; #84910 ; #84911 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3138Related to: The Redlake China Clay Railway (Monument)
MDV2916Related to: Western Beacon enclosure, Ugborough Moor (Monument)
MDV24985Related to: Western Beacon south-east enclosure, Ugborough Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 18 2016 2:21PM