MDE21435 - Shaft C at Britannia Mine (Monument)

Summary

A mine shaft sunk in 1852 to help clear the adit before the Engine Shaft (MDE21432) was in commission. A leat (MDE21439) runs away from it.

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Protected Status

Full Description

Shaft C. Part of Britannia Mine. Sunk in 1852 to assist in clearing the adit before the Engine Shaft (MDE21432) came into commission. Survives as a depression. A leat, 3 feet wide and 18 inches deep runs away from it (MDE21439). [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, 258. [Mapped feature: #33796 256]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7450 3356 (point)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46890
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/43/4

Record last edited

Apr 16 2019 2:58PM

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