MDE20884 - 19th Century mine west of Tattiscombe Farm (Monument)

Summary

This record may or may not be a duplicate of MDE9012. Further inspection of the source material is required.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Unnamed mine. Adit on north side of stream, also shafts to the north west. Mineral and date unknown. [1,2] Also known as Wheal Vervale. Shafts and adit 500 yards west of Tattishoe Farm. Worked 1846 to 1847 and possibly earlier. North part of sett appears to have been worked for iron at an unknown date. [3] This record may or may not be a duplicate of MDE9012. Further inspection of the source material is required. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Claughton, P.F.. 1973. The Metalliferous Mines of North Devon and Exmoor. Plymouth Mineral and Mining Club Journal. 4, Part 1. 6.
  • <2> Article in serial: Claughton, P. F.. 1974. Metalliferous mines of North Devon and Exmoor. Plymouth Mineral and Mining Club Journal. Vol 5, Part 1. 9. 9.
  • <3> Report: Claughton, P. F.. 1993. A List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset. 100.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 24 April 2019.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 627 465 (point)
Map sheet SS64NW
Civil Parish TRENTISHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19511
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/42

Record last edited

Apr 24 2019 4:50PM

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