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HER Number:MDV75977
Name:Shaft north-west of Willestrew


Shaft shown on modern maps to the north-west of Willestrew


Grid Reference:SX 431 782
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMilton Abbot
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMILTON ABBOT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAFT (Unknown date)

Full description

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

Earthwork shown on 19th century map.

Ordnance Survey, 1954, SX47NW (Cartographic). SDV343670.

'Shaft' shown on 1954 map to the north of the small wooded area in the south-east corner of the field to the north-west of Willestrew.

Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

'Shaft' shown on modern mapping.

Knight, S., 2010, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV345562.

Site visited on 14th October 2010. Rectangular shaft in the centre of a mound, uncertain of capping. The fencing is to be renewed under Higher Level Stewardship agreement. Other details: Photographs in HER.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital. [Mapped feature: #48290 ]
SDV343670Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1954. SX47NW. Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 Map. Map (Paper).
SDV345562Personal Comment: Knight, S.. 2010.

Associated Monuments

MDV75975Related to: Building north-west of Willestrew (Monument)
MDV75978Related to: Field Boundaries north-west of Willestrew (Monument)
MDV75976Related to: Three Mounds north-west of Willestrew (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 28 2010 9:35AM