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Latitude: 50.6353 / 50°38'6"N
Longitude: -3.6457 / 3°38'44"W
OS Eastings: 283715
OS Northings: 83022
OS Grid: SX837830
Mapcode National: GBR QN.LC21
Mapcode Global: FRA 377D.CJ3
Entry Name: Rounded Ventilation Shaft About 140 Metres South of Canonteign Barton
Listing Date: 9 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163729
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85590
Location: Christow, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6
Civil Parish: Christow
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Christow St James
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 88 SW
5/71 Rounded ventilation shaft about
140 metres south of Canonteign
Ventilation shaft at Wheal Exmouth. Late C19. Stone rubble, rounded tapering
ventilation shaft, entirely clad in ivy at time of survey (1987). One of 2
ventilation shafts and an engine house associated with a lead and barytes mine which
operated between the 1850s and 1880, employing 70 underground workers in 1863.
Forms an impressive roadside group with the more ornamental octagonal shaft and
adjacent engine house.
Listing NGR: SX8371583022
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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