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HER Number:MDV46831
Name:SHAFT in the Parish of North Molton


Site of a shaft to the northeast of Upcott Mine


Grid Reference:SS 756 294
Map Sheet:SS72NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH MOLTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NE/1/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Dines, H. G., 1956, The Metalliferous Mining Region of South West England, 763 (Monograph). SDV62852.

Dixon, D., 1983, Untitled Source (Monograph). SDV322502.

Shaft, Upcott Mine. Dines suggests a second shaft 110 yds NE of PRN 46830. Local tradition that this shaft was infilled. This must have taken place as soon as the mine was abandoned in 1886, since the 1887 OS plan shows only one shaft.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322502Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Mol.
SDV62852Monograph: Dines, H. G.. 1956. The Metalliferous Mining Region of South West England. The metalliferous mining region of South West England. Vol 2. Unknown. 763.

Associated Monuments

MDV756Part of: Upcott Mine (Monument)
MDV46834Related to: EARTHWORK in the Parish of North Molton (Monument)
MDV46830Related to: SHAFT in the Parish of North Molton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM