Kings Oven and Water Hill Mine, Warren House, North Bovey, Dartmoor & Teign Valley District, Devon, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 36' 43'' North , 3° 52' 48'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.61194,-3.88000|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SX670809|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England, UK|
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK
This small tin mine is located to the west of the Birch Tor and Vitifer mining complex at the Warren House Inn, Postbridge, Dartmoor, Devon, UK. This mine is immediately Northwest of the Mortonhampstead to Postbridge road commencing on the Eastern slopes of Water Hill. Little is recorded on the workings of this mine.
Dines records the mine as the Waterhill Mine, which together with the Bushdown Mine to the north-east, worked lodes bearing cassiterite and specular hematite, but that there are no records preserved.
2 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.