MDE21419 - Bampfylde Shaft at Bampfylde Mine (Monument)

Summary

The location of the shaft has been recorded in various sources.

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Type and Period (1)

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Full Description

Bampfylde Shaft. Bampfylde Copper Mine. [1] Shown on plan of 1868. Site survives as a small mound of spoil. [2] Site of 'Shaft' shown on 25 inch Ordnance Survey map as a small circular feature. [3] Site of 'Old Shaft' shown on 1905 25 inch Ordnance Survey map as a small circular feature in a larger circular enclosure c.13 metres diameter. [4] Shown at SS 7382 3269 on a sketch map of the site drawn in 1989, although this appears to be a mislabelling of the powder store. [5,6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <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. 232.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1905.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Claughton, P.F.. 1989. Mining sites in North Devon, Bampfylde.
  • <6> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 10 April 2019.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7378 3267 (22m by 23m)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46859
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/3/17

Record last edited

Apr 10 2019 10:52AM

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