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Monument record MDR8013 - Post medieval mine shaft (site of), Swadlincote.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

(SK 3000 1977) Old Shaft named on the OS map of 1888. (1). On the 1902 edition the shaft is not depicted and the area is shown as open space (2). By 1977 the area had been built over (3). An aerial photograph shows an earthwork shaft of post-medieval date seen as one small (1-4m) round negative feature, centred at SK 2999 1979. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1888. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet: Derbyshire LX NW, surveyed 1881-1882, published 1888. 1:10560.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1902. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet: Derbyshire LX NW/Staffordshire XLVIIA NW, second edition 1902, revised 1899-1900. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1977. OS:10000 1977.
  • <4> Index: RCHME Boutwood, Y.. 1993. National Forest Project.



Grid reference SK 30009 19794 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

May 20 2014 4:59PM

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