MDE21460 - Shaft F, Florence Mine (Monument)

Summary

The shaft is visible as a depression in the ground.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Shaft F, Florence Mine. Visible as a depression in the ground. [1] This 'shaft' and the other depressions near it (some shown on the plan in Dixon P.264 [1]) are seen by Bowman as evidence of the collapse of extensive stopes underground. [2] The air shaft is depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 268.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Devon County Council staff comments. FM Griffith, 1994.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #47569 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7527 3235 (12m by 12m)
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: 46915
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/504/19

Record last edited

Oct 5 2021 11:34AM

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