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HER Number:MDV77865
Name:Boiler House Chimney Flue, South Hooe Mine

Summary

Flue between extended boiler house and new chimney, built circa 1855, and shown on mine plan of 1856.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 424 656
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FLUE (XIX - 1855 AD to 1856 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2009, South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 33-4 (Report - Assessment). SDV344692.

Boiler house exhaust flue shown on mine plan of 1856, but not on Ordnance Survey map of 1883. The flues were likely to have been built of killas stone with probably a brick arched roof. The sides and roof have been robbed, just leaving a raised line of masonry rubble (0.2-0.3 metres high and 0.6-0.9 metres wide), which marks the route of the flue as it traverses the hillside. Other details: Figures 6, 15, site 3.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344692Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2009. South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2009R077. A4 Stapled + Digital. 33-4.

Associated Monuments

MDV5441Part of: South Hooe Silver and Lead Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV77866Related to: Boiler House Chimney, South Hooe Mine (Monument)
MDV77863Related to: Boiler House, South Hooe Mine (Monument)
MDV77874Related to: Coal Quay, South Hooe Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4752 - Archaeological Assessment of South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon
  • EDV4753 - Field Survey of South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon

Date Last Edited:Jul 14 2010 2:35PM