MSO12594 - Post-medieval adit at Ison Mine (Monument)


An adit is recorded in this location as being open in the late 1960s. It was part of Ison Mine.

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Full Description

An adit is situated at approximately SS 8995 3713. It was part of the Eisen mine complex (MSO8595). [1] The farmer at Torre Farm confirms that the adit exists, and that it was still open some 30 years ago. The adit marks the western extent of the Ison Mine complex. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Monograph: Bryant T.C. 1980. The Hollow Hills of Brendon.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 8 January 1998. [Mapped feature: #47533 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1105474, Extant 14 September 2021.



Grid reference SS 8995 3713 (point)
Map sheet SS83NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8553
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE78
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1105474
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35802

Record last edited

Sep 14 2021 5:51PM


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