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HER Number:MDV52880
Name:Shaft at Wheal Bedford Mine, Tavistock


Site of shaft shown on late 19th and 20th century mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 473 699
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/502/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Shaft marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map on north side of River Tavy in Blackmoorham Wood.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 111NE (Cartographic). SDV215706.

Old shaft marked on 1907 6 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Ordnance Survey, 1954, SX46NE (Cartographic). SDV343929.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Shaft marked on modern Ordnance Survey map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV215706Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 111NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV343929Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1954. SX46NE. Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 Map. Map (Paper).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94459 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV79880Part of: Wheal Bedford Mine, Tavistock (Monument)
MDV5458Related to: Virtuous Lady Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 28 2011 3:41PM