MEM15354 - Kennisham Hill Mine adit (Monument)

Summary

The location of an adit, possibly the first to work Kennisham Hill Mine. The entrance may originally have been arched.

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Full Description

The location of an adit centred on circa SS 96853595. This is probably the first adit to work Kennisham Hill Mine. The entrance may originally have been arched, the keystone inscribed “G Collins Kennisham Mine”. The arch does not survive, but the adit remains open for circa 60 metres, although in a somewhat unstable condition. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. P.16.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9684 3595 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Apr 27 2020 1:51PM

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