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HER Number:MDV48784
Name:Glyn's Shaft, South Tamar Mine


Glyn's shaft, shown in northern part of South Tamar Mine on early 19th century plan.


Grid Reference:SX 435 645
Map Sheet:SX46SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46SW/502/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAFT (Unknown date)

Full description

Claughton, P. F., 04/01/1993, Mine at Bere Alston; Collapse of Ground at Cleave Mine. (Correspondence). SDV344106.

A surviving plan of South Tamar mine (AM R7C, in Devon Record Office) shows only that part of the mine south of Glyns shaft. Other details: Sketch plan.

Middleton, R., 1999, Lower Birch Farm Field Inspection Report (Report - non-specific). SDV344152.

Site visit 22nd September 1999. Lower mining remains comprise of large area of spoil heaps. Full inspection not possible due to dense covering of gorse over most of area. Damage to remains caused by removal of some material for hardcore and some small consolidation works. No structures visible in area inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344106Correspondence: Claughton, P. F.. 04/01/1993. Mine at Bere Alston; Collapse of Ground at Cleave Mine.. Letter and Map. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV344152Report - non-specific: Middleton, R.. 1999. Lower Birch Farm Field Inspection Report. Farming, Rural and Countryside Agency Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5493Part of: South Tamar Silver and Lead Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2017 1:44PM