MDE21451 - (Monument)

Summary

Building at shaft d probably originally housed a pumping and winding engine. Shown as a ruin on os (1903) map, but since refurbished and roofed with corrugated iron. Measures 16' by 15' with lean-to 11' by 6'. The lean-to accessed from interior via a half-height doorway. Original purpose and extent of its modification is not evident, although the use of brick clearly belongs to a subsequent period. Probably associated with machinery found nearby (subsheet 11) (dixon). Vis=2/12/1994 (griffith + bowman) as above (griffith). Vis=brick built boiler house from workings of 1918 + 1942 (claughton, 1993).

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Full Description

Building at shaft d probably originally housed a pumping and winding engine. Shown as a ruin on os (1903) map, but since refurbished and roofed with corrugated iron. Measures 16' by 15' with lean-to 11' by 6'. The lean-to accessed from interior via a half-height doorway. Original purpose and extent of its modification is not evident, although the use of brick clearly belongs to a subsequent period. Probably associated with machinery found nearby (subsheet 11) (dixon). Vis=2/12/1994 (griffith + bowman) as above (griffith). Vis=brick built boiler house from workings of 1918 + 1942 (claughton, 1993). (1) Des=dixon, d. /mining and the community in the parishes of north molton, south molton, molland and twitchen, devonshire/(1983)271/in smr. (2) Des=griffith, f. M. /as above/(5/12/1994). (3) Des=claughton, p. /a list of mines in north devon and west somerset/(1993)121/in smr. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Monograph: Claughton, P.. 1993. A List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset.
  • <2> DHER migrated record:
  • <3> DHER migrated record:
  • <4> DHER migrated record:

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7519 3200 (point)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish TWITCHEN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46906
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/504/10

Record last edited

Mar 28 2017 12:57PM

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