MEM24730 - 19th Century north lode shaft at Wheal Eliza (Monument)

Summary

The shaft was sunk in 1847 to connect to an adit driven north from the main shaft before being driven downwards.

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Full Description

6.4.3, SS 7847 3812. Wheal Eliza north lode shaft, sunk in 1847 to connect to an adit driven north from the main shaft. It was then continued downwards for about 9 metres below the adit. Its total depth is around 15 metres. It is now completely filled. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Exmoor Mines Research Group. 1995. Report on the safety condition of disused mine workings on lands owned by Exmoor National Park Department and other lands nearby. 6.4.3 p17. [Mapped feature: #46264 North Lode shaft, 6.4.3]

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Location

Grid reference SS 7847 3812 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2019 3:58PM

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