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HER Number:MDV26315
Name:Wheal Hope Shaft, Mary Tavy


Circular spoilheap, with shaft in centre. Marked on historic map as Wheal Hope Shaft; part of the Devon Wheal Friendship Mine.


Grid Reference:SX 502 793
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/159

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XX - 1751 AD to 2000 AD (Between))
  • SPOIL HEAP (XVIII to XX - 1751 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Wheal Hope Shaft' depicted on the historic map.

Royal Air Force, 1949, RAF 540/226, 5160 (Aerial Photograph). SDV271060.

Visible on the aerial photograph.

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

Circular spoilheap, with shaft in centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV271060Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1949. RAF 540/226. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 5160.
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: #85263 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4185Part of: Wheal Friendship Mine, Mary Tavy (Monument)
MDV56136Related to: Courtice's Shaft, Wheal Friendship (Monument)
MDV56137Related to: Inclined railway shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)
MDV68396Related to: Mine shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)
MDV56131Related to: Stephen's Shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)
MDV104355Related to: Taylor's Inclined Shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6263 - Watching Brief at 7 South View, Mary Tavy (Ref: Project No. 6087)

Date Last Edited:Oct 1 2013 9:04AM