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HER Number:MDV46834
Name:EARTHWORK in the Parish of North Molton


An earthwork used as an ore shoot at Upcott Mine


Grid Reference:SS 755 293
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/1/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Dixon, D., 1983, Untitled Source, 281 (Monograph). SDV322502.

A dip between the dumps and beyond them in the top of the hedge at Upcott Mine was identified by the farmer as the site of an ore shoot which had been used to fill carts.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322502Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Mol. 281.

Associated Monuments

MDV756Part of: Upcott Mine (Monument)
MDV46832Related to: ADIT in the Parish of North Molton (Monument)
MDV46833Related to: RESERVOIR in the Parish of North Molton (Monument)
MDV46830Related to: SHAFT in the Parish of North Molton (Monument)
MDV46831Related 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