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HER Number:MDV5445
Name:MINE in the Parish of Bere Ferrers


H20 hooe, also tamar. Plan r 264 a. M. R. O. Lead.


Grid Reference:SX 425 656
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NW/513

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (Unknown date)

Full description

1889, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240278.

H20 hooe, also tamar. Plan r 264 a. M. R. O. Lead. See sx46nw/508 + 525. Hooe mine produced lead and fluorspar. Not shown on os (1889) map (dyer + manning).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240279.

Ramsden, j. V. /tda/84(1952)96 fig.1/notes on the mines of devonshire.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240280.

Collins, j. H. /observations on west of england mining region/(1912).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240281.

De la beche, h. /geology of cornwall and devon/(1839).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240282.

H. M. Stationery office/abandoned mines/(1929).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240283.

Special mineral resources report/21(1921)/lead.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240284.

Lysons, d. /history of devonshire/(1822).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240287.

Des=dyer, m. J. + manning, p. T. /objective 5b: lower tamar valley recreation + land management initiative: cultural heritage appraisal/(1998)50/ea report 98.60.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX46NW13 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV240286.

South Hooe Mine, Silver and Lead. Disused.
The silver mines at Bere Alston were worked from about 1290 intermittently down to the late 19th century. An ordnance of 1298 shows that they were mined at the King's expense.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV240278Migrated Record: 1889.
SDV240279Migrated Record:
SDV240280Migrated Record:
SDV240281Migrated Record:
SDV240282Migrated Record:
SDV240283Migrated Record:
SDV240284Migrated Record:
SDV240286Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX46NW13. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV240287Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV19935Related to: North Hooe Silver and Lead Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV5441Related to: South Hooe Silver and Lead Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 13 2018 10:10AM