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HER Number:MDV76228
Name:Chimney at South Tamar Mine


Chimney towards northern end of South Tamar Mine, shown on late 19th century Ordnance Survey map.


Grid Reference:SX 436 645
Map Sheet:SX46SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHIMNEY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Chinmney' shown in northern part of South Tamar Mine. Map object based on this Source.

Middleton, R., 1999, Lower Birch Farm Field Inspection Report (Report - non-specific). SDV344152.

The lower mining remains comprise of a large area of spoil heaps with a dense covering of gorse, so a full inspection was not possible. No structures were visible in the area visited, and damage had been caused to the remains by the removal of material for hardcore and some small consolidation works.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344152Report - non-specific: Middleton, R.. 1999. Lower Birch Farm Field Inspection Report. Farming, Rural and Countryside Agency Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5493Part of: South Tamar Silver and Lead Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2017 1:46PM