MEM15391 - Hoe Combe Adit number 1, Ison Mine (Monument)


A shaft is depicted and annotated in this area on the current Ordnance Survey base map. It was probably part of the 19th Century Ison Iron Mine and may be the remains of Hoe Combe adit number 1.

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A shaft is depicted and annotated on the current Ordnance Survey base map at circa SS 91042 37102. [1,2] It is not depicted on the 1st or 2nd edition Ordnance Survey 1:2500 county series maps. [3-5] The shaft may be the remains of adit number 1 to Hoe Combe drift, and is reported as being blocked. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. Wilson-North, R. 8-Jan-1998.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Hegarty, C. 14-Sep-2009.
  • <6> Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. P.18.



Grid reference Centred SS 91044 37102 (21m by 8m) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS93NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12620
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 35831

Record last edited

Mar 20 2014 3:00PM


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