MEM15361 - Mine shaft at Gupworthy New Pit (Monument)
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Gupworthy New Pit was one of the Brendon Hills Iron Ore Company mines and was started in 1871. A new shaft at was sunk here to retrieve ore at greater depths than was previously possible. The shaft was located at circa SS 96283539 but no traces are now visible. (1)
- <1> SEM7005 Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. P.17.
|Grid reference||SS 9628 3539 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- National Park: Exmoor National Park
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Mar 20 2014 3:25PM
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