MDE21412 - Musick Shaft at Bampfylde Mine (Monument)

Summary

The site of the shaft has been noted as a small depression lying west of a track slightly south of the main line of shafts.

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Full Description

Site of Musick Shaft. Part of Bampfylde Copper Mine. [1] In eastern section of Bampfylde Mine. The shaft is shown on a section drawing of the site published in 1772. It was only approximately discernible by comparing the measurements in Blake's 1772 survey with the Ordnance Survey data, which corresponded with a small depression lying west of a track slightly south of the main line of shafts. [2] Section drawing showing location of Musick Shaft dated 1772. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Dixon, D.. 1978. Report of visit to Bampfylde Copper Mine. Site visit.
  • <2> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 233. 109, 110, 224, 229.
  • <3> Article in serial: Claughton, P. F.. 1992. The North Molton Copper mine; riches in the west. North Devon Heritage Journal. 4. 6. 2-7.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7392 3279 (point)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46852
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/3/10

Record last edited

Apr 17 2019 10:19AM

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