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HER Number:MDV49852
Name:MINE in the Parish of Broadhembury

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:ST 110 065
Map Sheet:ST10NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10NW/100

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

APH, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV126848.

Recommendation that area of workings be excluded from forestry application (horner). Nothing marked here on os 6"(1906) map (unlike st10nw-092) or 25"(1889)(os). Features visible on raf 1947 ap's (aph).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV126849.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV126850.

Des=os 6"(1906)58nw.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV126851.

Des=os 25"(1889).

Horner, B., 1993, Whetstone Mine (Worksheet). SDV126852.

Vis=27/8/1993 (horner) distinct area of opencast whetstone mining or quarrying visible, cut into short but steep s facing slope. Three parallel funnel-shaped cuts or gullies, broadening with depth into hillslope. Fans or ridges of spoil at entrances. Easternmost is smallest, with westernmost largest at c 20m wide, running c 30m into slope and up to c 15m deep (maximum dimensions). Covered in light undergrowth (worksheet).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV126848Report - Survey: APH.
SDV126849Aerial Photograph:
SDV126850Migrated Record:
SDV126851Migrated Record:
SDV126852Worksheet: Horner, B.. 1993. Whetstone Mine. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV110227Part of: Whetstone Mines Around North Hill, Black Down, Blackborough Common, Tower Plot and Newcombe Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 13 2016 10:23AM