MEM15349 - Chargot Wood adit (Monument)

Summary

One of two adits associated with the earliest commercial mining in Chargot Wood. The adit is blocked by a forestry track.

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Full Description

An adit, one of two associated with the first commercial extraction in Chargot Wood, is located at circa SS 97473573. The adit was blocked or obscured by the construction of a forestry track circa 1970. [1] Sir Thomas Lethbridge opened an adit at circa SS 97473573 in 1839. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. P.15.
  • <2> Report: Jones, M.. The Brendon Hills Iron Mines. P.1.

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Location

Grid reference SS 9747 3572 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 20 2014 3:25PM

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