MDE21433 - New Whim Shaft at Britannia Mine (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
SS 7467 3355. "New Whim Shaft". Part of Britannia Mine. Constructed 1852 and 1853 and may have reached the 10 fathom level. Its precise position is apparently obscured by insertion of a trackway. Shown on 1889 Ordnance Survey map as a small quarry. [1,2] The 25 inch 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps show the old quarry at SS 7466 3355. [2,3]
- <1> SEM7082 Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 256, 257.
- <2>XY SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889. [Mapped feature: #44638 ]
- <3> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7466 3355 (17m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 46888
- Devon SMR: SS73SW/43/2
Record last edited
Apr 17 2019 10:12AM
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