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Former Miners' Dry at SX 5119 7916

A Grade II Listed Building in Mary Tavy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5924 / 50°35'32"N

Longitude: -4.1036 / 4°6'12"W

OS Eastings: 251200

OS Northings: 79070

OS Grid: SX512790

Mapcode National: GBR NY.D1S9

Mapcode Global: FRA 279H.M3X

Plus Code: 9C2QHVRW+WH

Entry Name: Former Miners' Dry at SX 5119 7916

Listing Date: 27 June 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94101

Location: Mary Tavy, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Mary Tavy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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The following building shall be added to the list:-

SX 57 NW

4/89 Former Miners' Dry
at SX 5119 7916


Miners' Dry. Mid C19. Walls of uncoursed slatestone rubble;
gabled dry slate roof; large circular (NE) end stack finished in
brick. Rectangular plan with large room divided by stone wall
from small room with fireplace at right (SW) end. One storey.
Front (NW) wall has segmental brick arches over 2 doorways and
a central window; large inserted opening to right. Bolted A-
frame trusses to interior. This building was constructed before
1884 and served as the "Dry" for Bennetts shaft, one of the many
workings which formed part of the Devon Friendship Mine: it is
the only surviving example of a Miners' Dry on Dartmoor.

Listing NGR: SX5120079070

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