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HER Number:MDV79966
Name:Shaft and Spoil Heap on West Down, Whitchurch

Summary

Shaft and spoil heap associated with Westdown Mine depicted on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 484 701
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

  • MINE SHAFT (Constructed, XIX - 1847 AD to 1857 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Earthworks depicted on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map to north of Bymore Wood.


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

Depicted on survey plan.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 61 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Un-annotated earthworks depicted on first edition Ordnance Survey map on south slope of West Down representing a shaft and spoil heap associated with Westdown Mine. Other details: No. 43.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106769 ]
SDV347105Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 61.
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. 5.

Associated Monuments

MDV4082Part of: Westdown Copper Mine, Whitchurch (Monument)
MDV63856Related to: Possible building in the Walkham Valley (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7622 - Survey of the streamworking below Grenofen Bridge

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2018 3:44PM