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HER Number:MDV57036
Name:West Golds Mine, Newton Abbot


Site of West Golds Mine, a clay mine extant in the latter part of the 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 857 723
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/422

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLAY MINE (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Area shown as open ground on 1930s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Area shown as open ground.

Ordnance Survey, 1963-1996, 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric (Cartographic). SDV350058.

West Golds Mine marked as disused.

Ordnance Survey, 1969, SX87SE (Cartographic). SDV338231.

Clay Mine marked on 1969 6 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338231Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1969. SX87SE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV350058Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963-1996. 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric. Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117137 ]
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV125550Parent of: Adit on West Golds Road, Newton Abbot (Monument)
MDV126067Parent of: Shaft to north-west of West Golds Way, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 17 2019 8:57AM