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HER Number:MDV79944
Name:Chimney at Westdown Mine, Whitchurch

Summary

Chimney marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Surveyed between 1997-1999. Well preserved.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 487 705
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHIMNEY (Constructed, XIX - 1847 AD to 1857 AD (Not applicable))

Full description

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

Chimney at Westdown Copper Mine marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. The mine was disused at this time.


Greeves, T. + Passmore, A., 1999, Report on the Recent Work in the Walkham Valley, 4-5 (Article in Serial). SDV347156.

At SX48807054 is a well preserved chimney stack of possible 19th century date with associated structures, spoil heaps and a possible shaft.


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


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 44-45 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Surviving remains at Westdown Mine include a chimney base and associated buildings and other features

Sources / Further Reading

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: #106746 ]
SDV347105Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 44-45.
SDV347156Article in Serial: Greeves, T. + Passmore, A.. 1999. Report on the Recent Work in the Walkham Valley. Dartmoor Tin Working Research Group Newsletter. 17. A4 Stapled. 4-5.

Associated Monuments

MDV4082Part of: Westdown Copper Mine, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7622 - Survey of the streamworking below Grenofen Bridge

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2018 3:31PM