MDE21439 - Post-medieval leat at Britannia Mine (Monument)

Summary

A short leat runs from mine shaft C (MDE21435) to join a leat (MDE21464). It may have been constructed to assist pumping before the engine shaft (MDE21532) was recommissioned.

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Full Description

A short leat running from Shaft C (MDE21435) to join the upper leat (MDE21464) was probably constructed to assist pumping before the engine shaft (MDE21432) was recommissioned. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 256, 259.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7449 3359 (9m by 47m)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46894
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/43/9

Record last edited

Apr 16 2019 1:51PM

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