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HER Number:MDV34216
Name:Mine shaft in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

Probable mine shaft. Pit 8.5 metres in diameter, 1.5 metres deep (estimated). Thought to be associated with South Yeolands Consols Mine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 529 667
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/134

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, OP28 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

One of four possible mine shafts identified within Olderwood Plantation. Thought to be associated with South Yeolands Consols Mine.
OP28 SX 5294 6672. Probable mine shaft. Pit 8.5 metres in diameter, 1.5 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, OP28. [Mapped feature: #88228 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV34272Related to: Mine shaft in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV120054Related to: Pillow mound 23 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV120055Related to: Pillow mound 24 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV2345Related to: South Yeoland Consols Mine (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 12:03PM