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HER Number:MDV71840
Name:Bideford Anthracite Mine, Bideford East the Water


Site of Bideford Anthracite Mine which operated from 1846 to 1868.


Grid Reference:SS 458 265
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (XIX - 1846 AD to 1868 AD (Between))

Full description

Wessex Archaeology, 2005, Residential Development at Salterns, Bideford: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 8,13 (Report - Assessment). SDV323482.

Figure 1. Possible location of Bideford Anthracite Mine operating from 1846 to 1868. Anthracite was mined as a fuel for malting, lime-burning and for 'Bideford Black' pigment.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323482Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2005. Residential Development at Salterns, Bideford: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 60590.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8,13. [Mapped feature: #47045 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV50850Related to: Chapel Park Coal Mine, Bideford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2828 - Residential development at Salterns, Bideford: archaeological desk-based assessment

Date Last Edited:Aug 29 2012 1:29PM