MDE21461 - Shaft E, Florence Mine (Monument)

Summary

The shaft presumably acted as an air shaft for the level running in from Adit 9. The remains lie on the northern side of the hedge bordering the lane.

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Protected Status

Full Description

Shaft E, Florence Mine. Depth unknown. Presumably acted as an air shaft for the level running in from adit 9. Remains lie on northern side of hedge bordering the lane. [1] A square feature is shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps at SS 7521 3237; this may be the shaft mentioned by Dixon [1]. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 267.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7521 3237 (7m by 7m)
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: 46916
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/504/20

Record last edited

May 26 2018 10:11PM

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