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HER Number:MDV79900
Name:Waterwheel at Lady Bertha Mine, Buckland Monachorum

Summary

Machinery at Lady Bertha Mine included a water-powered crusher house.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 471 689
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER WHEEL (XIX - 1855 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of waterwheel shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map between two rectangular buildings or structures.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 15, 55 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Machinery at Lady Bertha Mine included a water-powered crusher house, one of at least four waterwheels known at the site.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106702 ]
SDV347105Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15, 55.

Associated Monuments

MDV79899Part of: Crusher House at Lady Bertha Mine, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV79899Related to: Crusher House at Lady Bertha Mine, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV5462Part of: Lady Bertha Mine, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV79899Part of: Crusher House at Lady Bertha Mine, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV79899Related to: Crusher House at Lady Bertha Mine, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2011 1:15PM