MEM24731 - Possible 19th Century adit in Sparcombe (Monument)

Summary

An adit driven northwards, possibly by the Plymouth Company in the 19th Century. N.B. This record may be a duplicate of MSO11010.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

7.2.3, SS 8164 4091. An unnamed adit in Sparcombe may have been driven north by the Plymouth Company. It is 26 metres in length, 1.4 metres wide and 1.8 metres high. It was silted up in 1995. [1] This record may or may not be a duplicate of MSO11010. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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. 7.2.3 p18-19. [Mapped feature: #46266 7.2.3]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 19 August 2019.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8164 4091 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Aug 19 2019 4:46PM

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