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HER Number:MDV4071
Name:Walkham United Mine

Summary

Site of Walkham United Tin Mine shown on 19th century map to the south of Walkham United Copper Mine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 493 705
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/31

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Spargo, T., 1864, Mines of Cornwall and Devon (Monograph). SDV242422.


Unknown, 1864-1867, Untitled Source (Article in Serial). SDV215699.

Des=os 25"/(1885).


Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of 'Walkham United Mine (Tin)' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map with a 'New Shaft' at SX49347054. The mine is to the south of 'Walkham United Mine (Copper, disused)' (see PRN 4070).


Ordnance Survey, 1906, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV336662.

Site of 'Walkham United Mine (Tin, disused)' shown on OS 25" (1906) map with two 'Old Shafts'.


Ordnance Survey, 1907, 111NE (Cartographic). SDV215706.


Collins, J. H., 1912, Observations on the West of England Mining Region (Monograph). SDV323594.


H. M. Stationary Office, 1929, Abandoned Mines (Monograph). SDV215700.


Ramsden, J. V., 1952, Notes on the Mines of Devonshire, 100 (Article in Serial). SDV60737.

Walkham United Mine, plan 106 A M. R. O. Copper, tin.


Harris, H., 1968, Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor, 226 (Monograph). SDV149229.

Gem mine also called West Sortridge Consols, has left some completely ruinous buildings.


White, W., 1968, Reprint of History, Gazetteer and Directory of Devonshire, 732 (Monograph). SDV323585.


Snell, R., 1986, Green Lanes in Devon Project (Un-published). SDV8442.


Richardson, P. H. G., 1992, The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913, 139 (Article in Serial). SDV323598.


Rendell, P., 1996, Exploring the Lower Walkham Valley (Monograph). SDV361766.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149229Monograph: Harris, H.. 1968. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 226.
SDV215699Article in Serial: Unknown. 1864-1867. Mining Journal.
SDV215700Monograph: H. M. Stationary Office. 1929. Abandoned Mines. Abandoned Mines. Unknown.
SDV215706Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 111NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV242422Monograph: Spargo, T.. 1864. Mines of Cornwall and Devon. Mines of Cornwall and Devon. Unknown.
SDV323585Monograph: White, W.. 1968. Reprint of History, Gazetteer and Directory of Devonshire. White's 1850 Devon. Hardback Volume. 732.
SDV323594Monograph: Collins, J. H.. 1912. Observations on the West of England Mining Region. Observations on the West of England Mining Region. Unknown.
SDV323598Article in Serial: Richardson, P. H. G.. 1992. The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913. British Mining. 44. A5 Paperback. 139.
SDV336662Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV361766Monograph: Rendell, P.. 1996. Exploring the Lower Walkham Valley. Exploring the Lower Walkham Valley. A5 Paperback.
SDV60737Article in Serial: Ramsden, J. V.. 1952. Notes on the Mines of Devonshire. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 84. A5 Hardback. 100.
SDV8442Un-published: Snell, R.. 1986. Green Lanes in Devon Project. Green Lanes in Devon Project. Not applicable. Unknown.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV4072Related to: MINE in the Parish of Buckland Monachorum, Whitchurch (Monument)
MDV4070Related to: Walkham United Mine, Copper (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 14 2018 11:22AM