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HER Number:MDV50847
Name:Northam, Godborough Castle, Adit


Possible exploratory mining cut or quarry through the Godborough earthwork. Waterlogged.


Grid Reference:SS 437 274
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/5/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Horner, B., 1994, Godborough Castle (Worksheet). SDV336410.

A regular cutting 'L' or 'Z'-shaped, through the Godborough earthwork may be an exploratory (coal) mining cut, or associated with quarrying. It is waterlogged and in effect forms a pond.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336410Worksheet: Horner, B.. 1994. Godborough Castle. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV474Part of: Godborough Castle (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 28 2006 10:40AM