MDE11185 - Post-medieval mineral rights at Widdebay Cliff (Monument)

Summary

Mineral rights for workings at Widdebay Cliff were granted in 1825 and 1845, but no physical remains of any workings have been identified.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

SS 678 489. According to Claughton [1] mineral rights were granted in the Widdebay Cliff area in 1825 and 1845 and there were reputed to be workings on the cliffs in the area of Woody Bay, but they have not yet been located. No further information. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Claughton, P. F.. 1993. A List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset. 106, unnamed mine.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 12 July 1993. [Mapped feature: #29223 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 678 488 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS64NE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21636
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NE38
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 915145

Record last edited

Oct 28 2020 4:28PM

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