MSO12505 - 19th Century cottage at Wheal Eliza (Monument)
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A 19th Century cottage associated with the Wheal Eliza mine (MSO6802), consisting of a two roomed building of slate rubble with some brick and concrete dressings. A yard area lies to the west with a small building at the west end. [1-3] Will Little was the last man to live at Wheal Eliza cottage (and the last of the Little family line of shepherds), until it was replaced in 1952 by a new bungalow nearer to the main road. [4, 5] The site was inspected in 2010. 
- <1> SSO819 Unassigned: Burrow. 19.7.1979. site visit records.
- <2> SSO858 Article in serial: Burrow, I., Minnitt, S. + Murless, B.. 1980. Somerset Archaeology 1979. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 124. 136 (Measured Plan).
- <3> SSO406 Survey: SCC HBC 3.14.2.
- <4> SEM7818 Photograph: Unknown. 1975. Photographs of Will Little.
- <5> SEM7230 Monograph: Burton, R.A.. 1989. The Heritage of Exmoor. Roger A. Burton.
- <6> SEM8715 Unpublished document: Harley, M.. 2010. Disused Mine Workings within the Authority's Estate.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7842 3812 (34m by 15m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 35707
Record last edited
Oct 16 2019 12:58PM
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