MDE21462 - Adit 11, Florence Mine (Monument)

Summary

The adit is shown on historic mapping and is now blocked.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Adit 11, Florence Mine (MDE20058). 200 yards northeast of North Lode (MDE21688). Now blocked. [1] An adit shown on the Ordnance Survey 1st Edition in 1889. It now lies in neglected woodland forming part of the New Florence Iron Mine. It is overgrown byt has an opening which issues water. To the west is a flat topped spoil mound which is scrub covered. [2,3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Molland and Twitchen, Devonshire. 268.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889, 15(7). [Mapped feature: #47568 ]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 15 February 1993.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1097017, Extant 5 October 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7550 3243 (51m by 66m)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish TWITCHEN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46917
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/504/21
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE14799
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE16
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1097017

Record last edited

Oct 5 2021 11:23AM

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