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HER Number:MDV34215
Name:Mine shaft in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

Probable mine shaft. Oval pit 1.8 metres by 1.3 metres by 1.0 metres deep (estimated). Thought to be associated with South Yeolands Consols Mine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 527 664
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/135

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Everett, C., 1978, Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park, 14, Map 13, OP26 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

One of four possible mine shafts identified within Olderwood Plantation. Thought to be associated with South Yeolands Consols Mine.
OP26 SX 5274 6643. Probable mine shaft. Oval pit 1.8 metres by 1.3 metres by 1.0 metres deep (estimated).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360464Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1978. Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 14, Map 13, OP26. [Mapped feature: #88227 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV120058Related to: Fragments of wall in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV34214Related to: Mine shaft in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV120051Related to: Pillow mound 20 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV2345Related to: South Yeoland Consols Mine (Monument)
MDV34271Related to: Trial pits in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV34217Related to: Warren in Olderwood Plantation (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7398 - Condition survey of Olderwood Plantation
  • EDV7426 - Archaeological survey of woodlands near Olderwood Plantation

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2017 12:02PM