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HER Number:MDV77893
Name:Water Wheel for Grinder House, South Hooe Mine

Summary

Water wheel to power the grinder house shown on 19th century map of the mine, fed by a leat from the west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 423 655
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER WHEEL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2009, South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 47 (Report - Assessment). SDV344692.

Water wheel which powered the grinder to crush the ore, fed by a leat from the west. Possibly one of two water wheels mentioned in documentary sources, one of which was a 20 feet by 2 feet 2 inch water wheel auctioned in 1863. Other details: Figures 6, 15, site 19. Map object based on this Source.


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

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344692Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2009. South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2009R077. A4 Stapled + Digital. 47.

Associated Monuments

MDV77892Part of: Grinder House, South Hooe Mine (Monument)
MDV5441Part of: South Hooe Silver and Lead Mine, Bere Ferrers (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 20 2010 2:17PM