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HER Number:MDV77904
Name:Sand Quay, South Hooe Mine

Summary

'Sand Quay' is shown on a 19th century plan at the south-west corner of the mine. Possibly related to agricultural rather than industrial use.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 422 654
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2009, South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 51 (Report - Assessment). SDV344692.

Sand Quay, shown on the 1856 plan of the mine, may have been for agricultural rather than industrial use. It may have been a small area of raised, level rectangular stone to form a site upon which sea sand could be unloaded. Other details: Figure 15, site 28.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344692Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2009. South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2009R077. A4 Stapled + Digital. 51.

Associated Monuments

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

Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2010 3:07PM