MDE21456 - Adit 7, Florence Mine (Monument)

Summary

The adit lay at the end of a depression in the hillside. Historic mapping depicts a tramway leading from the adit to a small dump.

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Full Description

Adit 7, Florence Mine. Lay at the end of a depression in the hillside. 1888 Ordnance Survey map showed a tramway leading from the adit to a small dump. [1,2] Adit but no tramway shown on the six inch 1903 and 1962 maps. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1888. [Mapped feature: #47572 ]
  • <2> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. p268.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, 15NE.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7544 3221 (74m by 82m)
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: 46911
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/504/15

Record last edited

Oct 5 2021 12:17PM

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