MDE21611 - Post-medieval mines north and south of Holywell Reservoir (Monument)

Summary

An unnamed mine is recorded in this location. Two trial adits are noted, to the north and south of the reservoir. The southernmost may be represented by either of two previously recorded earthwork remains.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Un-named mine. Trial adits at SS 762 307 and 762 311, to north and south of Holywell Reservoir. Iron trials, probably as part of Florence Mine Sett. [1] The southern adit recorded by Claughton [1] may be that also recorded by the RCHME under MDE13282, or by the Exmoor National Mapping Project as MMO3224. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Claughton, P. F.. 1993. A List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset. 122. [Mapped features: #47565 Southern adit, ; #47566 Northern adit, ]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 5 October 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 762 309 (0m by 400m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish TWITCHEN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 54992
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/504/22

Record last edited

Oct 5 2021 10:50AM

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