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HER Number:MDV55525
Name:Building in Brook Wood; part of Devon United Mines


Building ruins lying west of the quarry with stream running through structure.


Grid Reference:SX 715 673
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks, structures and below ground remains of the South Devon United Mines, a mid-19th century copper mining enterprise in Brook Wood, as well as part of the Wheal Emma Leat

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/226/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE BUILDING (XIX - 1856 AD to 1877 AD)

Full description

ADAS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV167424.

Vis=22/2/1995 (adas) building ruins at above ngr lying w of quarry (headsheet) with stream running through structure (adas).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167425.

Des=adas record sheet/in smr.

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

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV167424Report - Survey: ADAS.
SDV167425Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV49062Part of: South Devon United Copper Mine, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV47960Related to: Quarry in Brook Wood (Monument)
MDV132575Related to: Wheel pit, Brookwood Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6840 - Survey of Brookwood and Wheal Emma Copper Mines (Ref: AI/01/2005)
  • EDV7062 - Survey of the Wheal Emma Leat, Dartmoor

Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2022 9:37AM