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HER Number:MDV43151
Name:Mine Shaft in Blindwell Wood, Bere Ferrers

Summary

Mine shaft and associated spoil heaps shown on 19th century and later maps in Blindwell Wood. Likely to be south or Middle Shaft and part of Wood Mine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 474 655
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/529/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Earthworks shown on 19th century map on the western bank of the River Tavy.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Extensive earthworks shown on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1907, 111SE (Cartographic). SDV242025.

'Old Shaft' shown on 1907 map.


Ordnance Survey, 1954, SX46NE (Cartographic). SDV343929.

'Old Shaft' shown on 1954 map.


Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

'Shaft' and earthworks shown on modern mapping.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 64 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Spoil heap depicted on first edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Likely to be South or Middle Shaft and part of Wood Mine. Other details: No. 70.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV242025Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 111SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV343929Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1954. SX46NE. Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 Map. Map (Paper).
SDV347105Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 64.

Associated Monuments

MDV79911Part of: Wood Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV79911Related to: Wood Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV12629Related to: Lopwell Mine in Blindwell Wood, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV43153Related to: Mine Shaft at Lopwell Mine in Blindwell Wood (Monument)
MDV43152Related to: Whiterock Shaft, Great Whiterock Wood, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV79911Part of: Wood Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV79911Related to: Wood Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 19 2011 10:16AM