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HER Number:MDV26002
Name:Ruined building at Whiteworks


Abandoned mine building at Whiteworks, thought to be mid-late 19th century in date.


Grid Reference:SX 612 710
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive earthwork and structural remains of the late 18th century Devonport Leat, Bronze Age features north-east of Nun’s Cross, Whiteworks Tin Mine and other tinning remains on Walkhampton Common as well as earthworks of Bachelors Hall Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/217
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE BUILDING (Built, XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Shown on the late 19th century historic map, on the north side of the track. Not on the Tithe Map, although those to the east (south of the track) are.

National Monument Record, 1977, NMR SX6170 (Aerial Photograph). SDV258331.

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

Two deserted buildings visible on 1977 aerial photograph in a field system at SX61217100 and SX61267100.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1989, Whiteworks Mine (Plan - measured). SDV258332.

Building is depicted on plan.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Ruined buildings depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV258331Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6170. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper).
SDV258332Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1989. Whiteworks Mine. 1:500. Digital.
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).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113712 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6287Part of: Caunter Tin Mine; part of Whiteworks (Monument)
MDV123176Related to: Ruined building at Whiteworks (Building)
MDV26003Related to: Ruined building at Whiteworks (Building)
MDV123177Related to: Ruined buildings at Whiteworks (Building)
MDV6286Related to: Whiteworks Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2018 11:01AM