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HER Number:MDV26306
Name:Lanyon's Shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine

Summary

Lanyon's Shaft became the principal producing shaft at Wheal Friendship, taking over from Bennett's Shaft in 1891.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 513 791
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARY TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/82/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1949, RAF 540/226, 5162 (Aerial Photograph). SDV271060.


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

Lanyon's Shaft (disused). Shaft visible on aerial photographs in the centre of a small spoil heap.


Richardson, P. H. G., 1992, The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913, 36-47 fig 5 (Article in Serial). SDV323598.

Lanyon's Shaft became the principal producing shaft at Wheal Friendship, taking over from Bennett's Shaft in 1891.


Griffith, F. M., 1996, DAP/ABF, 7 (Aerial Photograph). SDV273204.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

'Shaft' depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV271060Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1949. RAF 540/226. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 5162.
SDV273204Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1996. DAP/ABF. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 7.
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.
SDV323598Article in Serial: Richardson, P. H. G.. 1992. The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913. British Mining. 44. A5 Paperback. 36-47 fig 5.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85258 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4185Part of: Wheal Friendship Mine, Mary Tavy (Monument)
MDV4188Related to: Bennett's Adit (Monument)
MDV56134Related to: Bennett's Shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)
MDV26308Related to: Mine shafts to the east of Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2016 2:28PM