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HER Number:MDV78729
Name:Possible Shaft in Maddacleave Wood, George and Charlotte Mine


Collapsed feature which resembles a shaft, on the east side of Maddacleave Wood. Shown on mid to late 20th century Ordnance Survey maps.


Grid Reference:SX 455 699
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAFT (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.

'Old Level' marked.

Ordnance Survey, 1963 - 1996, National Grid OS metric (Cartographic). SDV342278.

'Level (dis)' marked.

Buck, C., 2010, George & Charlotte Mine, Morwell, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 39-40 (Report - Assessment). SDV345606.

Shallow shaft or possibly a lode back pit, within the older 18th century workings. It is choked at a depth of 2 metres below ground level, and is 3.8 metres square. The south, west and east sides are cut into the bedrock, whilst the north side is open into the gunnies alignment. There is no fence surrounding the feature. Other details: Figure 18: site 27.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital).
SDV342278Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963 - 1996. National Grid OS metric. National Grid OS metric. Digital.
SDV345606Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2010. George & Charlotte Mine, Morwell, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2010R122. A4 Stapled + Digital. 39-40.

Associated Monuments

MDV5467Part of: George and Charlotte Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4945 - Archaeological Assessment of George & Charlotte Mine, Morwell, Devon
  • EDV4946 - Field Survey of George & Charlotte Mine, Morwell, Devon

Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2010 8:41AM