MDE21429 - Shaft A, Florence Mine (Monument)

Summary

The shaft is known to have been 72 feet deep and is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Shaft A, Florence Mine. Known to have been 72 feet deep. [1] Florence Mine. "Old shaft" marked on the 2nd Edition and 1963 6 inch maps. [2,3] SS 7495 3207. The 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map labels the structure as simply "Shaft". [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 266.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1905. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, 15NW.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7495 3207 (point)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46883
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/6/2

Record last edited

May 26 2018 8:58PM

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