MDE21443 - Post-medieval industrial buildings at Britannia Mine (Monument)

Summary

An 1855 sale notice lists a count house, smithy, carpenter's shop and stores at Brittania Mine. An earlier reference mentions dressing floors. They were likely demolished in 1857.

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Full Description

A March 1855 sales notice lists a Count House, Blacksmithy, Carpenter's Shop and Stores. An earlier reference mentions the extension of existing dressing floors. They were probably demolished in 1857, when the site was cleared, and no evidence was visible of the structures. [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. 262. [Mapped feature: #33804 262]

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Location

Grid reference SS 745 335 (point)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46898
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/43/13

Record last edited

Apr 16 2019 1:09PM

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