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HER Number:MDV73986
Name:Bluemarsh Clay Mine

Summary

Site of Bluemarsh Clay Mine shown on early 20th century maps to the south of New Bridge

Location

Grid Reference:SX 849 762
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHennock
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Site of 'Bluemarsh Clay Mine' shown on early 20th century map covering two fields to the south of New Bridge with several ponds and a cross-shaped building. A 'Weir' is shown on the Mill Leat in the northwest with an additional section of leat extending west to the River Teign. A 'Shaft' and two small square buildings ar shown in a rectilinear enclosure to the southeast of New Bridge. A footpath runs southeast through the mine from New Bridge.


Gent, T., 1997, WBB Rivers Teign and Bovey Diversion and Tipping Area: Statement of Archaeological Significance (Report - non-specific). SDV286221.


Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP), 6 & 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV339561.

Site of Bluemarsh Clay Mine on the west side of the road. A footpath runs southeast through the site and an Engine House associated with this mine was located at SX85087623. Other details: Sites 27 - 29.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV286221Report - non-specific: Gent, T.. 1997. WBB Rivers Teign and Bovey Diversion and Tipping Area: Statement of Archaeological Significance. Exeter Archaeology Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339561Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP). Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6 & 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV13792Related to: Bellamarsh Mill Leat (Monument)
MDV73987Related to: Horsemills Clay Works (Monument)
MDV52144Related to: South Acres Clay Works (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4322 - Southacre and John Acres Lane/Whitepit

Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2014 3:37PM