MEM15370 - Lethbridge's trial shaft (Monument)

Summary

Location of a trial pit sunk by Sir Thomas Lethbridge in 1839.

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Type and Period (1)

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Full Description

A trial pit was sunk at circa SS 95683551 by Sir Thomas Lethbridge "on my own land in Exton Parish" in 1839. This was probably connected to an adit to the north by the Ebbw Vale Company. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. P.17.
  • <2> Report: Coate, S.. The Brendon Hills Iron Industry. P.2.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9567 3550 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 20 2014 3:26PM

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