MDE21417 - Higher House Shaft at Bampfylde Mine (Monument)
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Site of Higher House Shaft. Part of Bampfylde Copper Mine.  In eastern section of Bampfylde Mine. Probably abandoned by 1868. It is shown in a section drawing published in 1772. It is situated just inside the hedge in Long Wood, in line with the First and Second Field Shafts (MDE21415 and MDE21416) and did not go below the Top Adit. Dixon estimates its approximate location to be c. SS 7404 3277, at a point now marked by two small depressions just west of the hedge.  Section drawing showing location of Higher House Shaft dated 1772. 
- <1> SDE322524 Report: Dixon, D.. 1978. Report of visit to Bampfylde Copper Mine. Site visit.
- <2>XY SEM7082 Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 109, 110, 224, 228. [Mapped feature: #33778 224]
- <3> SDE322563 Article in serial: Claughton, P. F.. 1992. The North Molton Copper mine; riches in the west. North Devon Heritage Journal. 4. 6. 6.
|Grid reference||SS 7404 3277 (point) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 46857
- Devon SMR: SS73SW/3/15
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Apr 17 2019 9:02AM
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