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HER Number:MDV64743
Name:Shaft 27 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine


Shaft number 27 forming part of the 19th century Wheal Katherine Tin Mine


Grid Reference:SX 606 684
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of tin streaming and trial pits at Wheal Katherine Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/213/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 34468
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, 105-148 (Article in Serial). SDV231130.

The location of over 30 shafts associated with 'Eylesbarrow Mine' including 'Wheal Katherine' are shown on the 1999 English Heritage 1:500 survey. Shafts around 'Wheal Katherine' are found at Grid refernces SX60656835, SX60686840, SX60666848, SX60756820, SX60936845, SX61046852 and 'Frank's Shaft' at SX60796840.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1021056 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231130Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 57. Paperback Volume. 105-148.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1021056.

Associated Monuments

MDV61849Part of: Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66519Related to: Adit at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV3330Related to: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66523Related to: Frank's Shaft 30 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66517Related to: Shaft 26 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV106639Related to: Shaft 28 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66518Related to: Shaft 29 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV106645Related to: Shaft 31 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66534Related to: Shaft 32 at Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Dec 12 2016 3:29PM