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MSO12509 - Post-medieval tailrace at Wheal Eliza

ENPHER Number:MSO12509
Name:Post-medieval tailrace at Wheal Eliza
Type of Record:Monument
Grid Reference:SS 7852 3808

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A 19th Century tailrace located to the east of the wheel pit (MSO12500).

Monument Types

  • TAIL RACE (AD 19th Century - 1847 AD to 1857 AD (Unclassified))

Designated Status: none recorded


To the east of the wheel pit (MSO12500) at Wheal Eliza mine (MSO6802) Burrow's plan shows a 19th Century tailrace for the wheel as two linear earthworks which continue for an unknown distance. [1-4]

<1> Various, Various, Oral Information or Staff Comments, Webster, C., April 1998 (Verbal communication). SMO5308.

<2> Burrow, 19.7.1979, site visit records (Unassigned). SSO819.

<3> Burrow, I., Minnitt, S. + Murless, B., 1980, Somerset Archaeology 1979, 136 (Measured Plan) (Article in serial). SSO858.

<4> SCC HBC 3.14.2 (Survey). SSO406.

Related records

MSO6802Part of: Wheal Eliza Mine (Monument)
MSO12500Related to: Post-medieval waterwheel at Wheal Eliza (Monument)

Other References

  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35711
Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2013 4:23PM


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