MDE21234 - Adit 12 at Florence Mine (Monument)

Summary

The adit was noted to remain open.

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Full Description

An earthwork feature is shown but not marked on the 6 inch 1903 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map and the 6 inch 1963 map. [1,2] Adit 12, Florence Mine. Approx 400 yards to the southwest of Shaft D. Remains open, with entry five feet eight inches high and four feet wide. It was possibly driven in order to test the lode at this point. [3] The feature is also depicted on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, 15NW.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <3> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 268.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7485 3172 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 33715
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/6/1

Record last edited

Apr 17 2019 1:22PM

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