MSO12617 - Post-medieval mine roadway at Ison Mine (Monument)

Summary

The well preserved remains of a trackway. According to local tradition it was a tramway but it seems more likely to simply be a carefully graded road connecting the Ison Mine with the main road.

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Protected Status

Full Description

The well preserved remains of a trackway. According to local tradition it was a tramway but it seems more likely to simply be a carefully graded road connecting the Ison Mine (MSO8595) with the road and allowed ore to be removed by vehicle. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 8 January 1998.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9122 3704 (593m by 249m)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MEM15389
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35828

Record last edited

Mar 25 2019 11:33AM

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