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HER Number:MDV52525
Name:Site of Shaft in Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot

Summary

Shaft marked on 1930s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, to the south of and associated with Devon & Courtenay Clay Works. The site is now within Decoy Country Park.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 866 701
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/349/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAFT (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Shaft marked on 1930s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, at the eastern end of an aqueduct to the south of the main workings at Devon & Courtenay Clay Works.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 29, Fig. 8 (Site 9) (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

The site is now within Decoy Country Park.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 29, Fig. 8 (Site 9).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94338 ]
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV49922Related to: Devon & Courtenay Clay Works, Newton Abbot (Monument)
MDV60885Related to: Site of Aqueduct in Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2014 10:53AM