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HER Number:MDV21889
Name:TRIAL PIT in the Parish of Buckland Monachorum, Whitchurch

Summary

A line of pits on west down are the result of past prospecting trials for sortridge and bedford mines.(harris).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 48 70
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/39/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRIAL PIT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

HARRIS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22166.

A line of pits on west down are the result of past prospecting trials for sortridge and bedford mines.(harris).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV226406.

Harris, h. /industrial archaeology of dartmoor/(1968)226.


Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 63 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Other details: No. 64.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: HARRIS.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 63.

Associated Monuments

MDV4082Related to: Westdown Copper Mine, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM