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HER Number:MDV9415
Name:Manganese Mine, Ashton

Summary

Manganese mine at Higher Barton, Ashton

Location

Grid Reference:SX 862 854
Map Sheet:SX88NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NE/19

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Collins, J. H., 1912, Observations on the West of England Mining Region, 405 (Monograph). SDV323594.

Ramsden, J. V., 1952, Notes on the Mines of Devonshire, 89, Fig 1 (Article in Serial). SDV60737.

Mine. A18. Ashton. Manganese.

Russell, P. M. G., 1968-1970, Manganese Mining in Devon, 210 (Article in Serial). SDV294881.

Workings still visible.

Manning, P. T. + Walmsley, L. P., 1997, Devon County Council Haldon Ridge archaeological survey: Phase II, 10 (Report - Survey). SDV294888.

Other details: No 280.

Exeter Archaeology, 1997, Haldon Ridge Survey (Report - Survey). SDV337108.

Horsman, R., 1998, Ashton Deer Park (Un-published). SDV358926.

The manganese mines were worked in the early 19th century and records are slight.

Horsman, R., 1999, Manganese Mines (Worksheet). SDV325315.

Ashton Manganese Mine is on Higher Barton land.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV294881Article in Serial: Russell, P. M. G.. 1968-1970. Manganese Mining in Devon. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 31. Unknown. 210.
SDV294888Report - Survey: Manning, P. T. + Walmsley, L. P.. 1997. Devon County Council Haldon Ridge archaeological survey: Phase II. Exeter Archaeology Report. 97.43. A4 Stapled + Digital. 10.
SDV323594Monograph: Collins, J. H.. 1912. Observations on the West of England Mining Region. Observations on the West of England Mining Region. Unknown. 405.
SDV325315Worksheet: Horsman, R.. 1999. Manganese Mines. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV337108Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Haldon Ridge Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. Unknown.
SDV358926Un-published: Horsman, R.. 1998. Ashton Deer Park. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.
SDV60737Article in Serial: Ramsden, J. V.. 1952. Notes on the Mines of Devonshire. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 84. A5 Hardback. 89, Fig 1.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3611 - Haldon Ridge Survey
  • EDV3612 - Devon County Council Haldon Ridge archaeological survey: Phase II

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2019 9:20AM