MSO12509 - Post-medieval tailrace at Wheal Eliza (Monument)

Summary

A 19th Century tailrace located to the east of the wheel pit (MSO12500).

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

To the east of the wheel pit (MSO12500) at Wheal Eliza mine (MSO6802) Burrow's plan shows a 19th Century tailrace for the wheel as two linear earthworks which continue for an unknown distance. [1-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Webster, C., April 1998.
  • <2> Unassigned: Burrow. 19.7.1979. site visit records.
  • <3> 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).
  • <4> Survey: SCC HBC 3.14.2.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7852 3808 (76m by 28m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35711

Record last edited

Oct 23 2013 4:23PM

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