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HER Number:MDV58394
Name:Bedford Shaft, Crelake Mine


Bedford Shaft of the Crelake Mine, shown on late 19th century Ordnance Survey map.


Grid Reference:SX 480 736
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/38/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Horner, W., 07/10/1997, Mining at Tavistock College/School (Un-published). SDV350340.

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

'Old Shaft' marked.
Map object based on this source.

Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Appears to be in use as a flower bed within a carpark.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Undefined circular feature shown, which corresponds with the shaft marked on 1880s map.
Map object based on this source.

Devon County Council, Unknown, Mining Database (Machine readable data file). SDV220083.

Bedford Shaft of the Crelake Copper Mine. Now beneath parade ground of Crelake Territorial Army Barracks.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV220083Machine readable data file: Devon County Council. Unknown. Mining Database.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV350340Un-published: Horner, W.. 07/10/1997. Mining at Tavistock College/School. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV4081Part of: Crelake Mine, Tavistock (Monument)
MDV20308Related to: Former Bone Mill at Crelake Barracks (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2012 9:46AM