MDE21434 - Shaft A and Shaft B at Britannia Mine (Monument)

Summary

These shafts may form part of the pre 1852 workings on the site.

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Full Description

Shafts A and B. Part of Britannia Mine. Within Higher Mines Wood and clearly marked by depressions circa six feet square, with an unknown depth. May have belonged to the earlier (pre-1852) workings. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 256, 257. [Mapped features: #33795 Shaft A, 256; #46004 Shaft B, 256]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7451 3356 (10m by 20m)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46889
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/43/3

Record last edited

Apr 16 2019 3:03PM

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