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HER Number:MDV56131
Name:Stephen's Shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine

Summary

Part of Wheal Friendship; lies to the west of the main body of mine workings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 503 793
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARY TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Structural remains of buildings and machinery, as well as earthwork and buried remains of features relating to the Wheal Friendship Mine, Mary Tavy, worked between 1700-1925

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/82/6
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVII to XIX - 1700 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Stephen's Shaft' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Disused Stephen's Shaft is visible on the aerial photography.


Richardson, P. H. G., 1992, The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913, 36-47, figure 5 (Article in Serial). SDV323598.

Part of Wheal Friendship Mine.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

'Shaft (disused)' depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV323598Article in Serial: Richardson, P. H. G.. 1992. The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913. British Mining. 44. A5 Paperback. 36-47, figure 5.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95458 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4185Part of: Wheal Friendship Mine, Mary Tavy (Monument)
MDV56136Related to: Courtice's Shaft, Wheal Friendship (Monument)
MDV104355Related to: Taylor's Inclined Shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)
MDV26315Related to: Wheal Hope Shaft, Mary Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 15 2018 11:14AM