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HER Number:MDV75601
Name:Mine shafts east of South Aller Farmstead, Filleigh


Site of three mine shafts shown 1880s-1890s 25 inch first edition Ordnance Survey map.


Grid Reference:SS 701 271
Map Sheet:SS72NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFilleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of limestone quarry marked on nineteenth century mapping at South Aller

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE SHAFT (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Two 'Shafts' shown on 19th century map on the eastern side of the 'Old Quarry' to the east of 'South Aller' farmstead. A further 'Shaft' is shown just to the south of the 'Old Quarry'.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Shafts not shown on early 20th century map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV17734Part of: Limestone quarries between Filleigh Bridge and South Aller (Monument)
MDV75600Related to: Aller Cross Quarry (East) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2019 4:29PM