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MSO12504 - Post-medieval adit at Wheal Eliza

ENPHER Number:MSO12504
Name:Post-medieval adit at Wheal Eliza
Type of Record:Monument
Grid Reference:SS 78515 38135

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A 19th Century trial adit leading to the main shaft at Wheal Eliza (MSO6802).

Monument Types

  • ADIT (AD 19th Century - 1845 AD to 1857 AD (Unclassified))

Designated Status: none recorded


A 19th Century probable trial adit at Wheal Eliza Mine (MSO6802). About 40 metres east of the main shaft (MSO12503) an adit runs approximately 30 metres into the hillside before splitting into 3 for short distances. [1-3]

<1> Burrow, 19.7.1979, site visit records (Unassigned). SSO819.

<2> Burrow, I., Minnitt, S. + Murless, B., 1980, Somerset Archaeology 1979, 136 (Measured Plan) (Article in serial). SSO858.

<3> SCC HBC 3.14.2 (Survey). SSO406.

Related records

MSO6802Part of: Wheal Eliza Mine (Monument)

Other References

  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35706
Date Last Edited:Jun 21 2018 5:32PM


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