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HER Number:MDV49066
Name:Mine shaft at Wheal Emma Mine, Brook Wood


Worked with the Brookwood sett as the South Devon United Mines (1856-1877). Dipicted on the historic maps.


Grid Reference:SX 713 674
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks, structures and below ground remains of the South Devon United Mines, a mid-19th century copper mining enterprise in Brook Wood, as well as part of the Wheal Emma Leat

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/20/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XIX - 1856 AD to 1877 AD (Between))

Full description

1963, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167158.

'old shafts' indicated on os 6" (1906) but not on os 6" (1963) (os).

ADAS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV167159.

Vis=22/2/1995 (adas) deep vertical shaft - fenced (adas).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167160.

Des=os 6"(1906)114ne.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167161.

Des=adas record sheet/in smr.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV167158Migrated Record: 1963.
SDV167159Report - Survey: ADAS.
SDV167160Migrated Record:
SDV167161Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV49062Part of: South Devon United Copper Mine, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV113328Related to: Mine shaft at Wheal Emma Mine, Brook Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6840 - Survey of Brookwood and Wheal Emma Copper Mines (Ref: AI/01/2005)

Date Last Edited:Jun 10 2016 2:21PM