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HER Number:MDV60884
Name:Site of Shaft in Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot


Shaft marked on 1880-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. The site is now within Decoy Country Park.


Grid Reference:SX 867 699
Map Sheet:SX86NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Post-Medieval Devon & Courtney Company Clayworks in Decoy Country Park and Wolborough Fen SSSI

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NE/414/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAFT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Shaft marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, at the southern end of an area of clay pits south of the main extent of Devon and Courtenay Clay Works.

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

The site of the shaft is now within Decoy Country Park.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #96721 ]
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV52521Related to: Site of Clay Pits in Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2014 10:53AM