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HER Number:MDV43173
Name:Wheelpit, Wheal Betsy Mine

Summary

Site of the wheelpit for the Old Engine Wheel, 1831.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 509 811
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARY TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Wheal Betsy Mine, Mary Tavy. Remains of mid-18th century or earlier mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/6/26
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WHEEL PIT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Aqueduct' marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map.


Pye, A. + Westcott, K., 1992, Archaeological survey of the pumping engine house at Wheal Betsy, Mary Tavy (Report - Survey). SDV253761.

Site of the wheelpit for the Old Engine Wheel, 1831. Other details: Figure 2.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV253761Report - Survey: Pye, A. + Westcott, K.. 1992. Archaeological survey of the pumping engine house at Wheal Betsy, Mary Tavy. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Field Investigation. 92.08. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #91602 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3185Part of: Wheal Betsy Mine (Monument)
MDV41539Related to: Buller's, or Old Engine Shaft, Wheal Betsy (Monument)
MDV41538Related to: Date's, or Bate's Shaft, Wheal Betsy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2013 9:58AM