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HER Number:MDV3515
Name:Tin mill sites on both banks of Newleycombe Lake

Summary

Possible tin mill sites on both banks of newleycombe lake. "the ruins on the left bank of the newleycombe lake are possibly part of a mining complex, perhaps early 19th century. The leat continues on beyond the site"

Location

Grid Reference:SX 577 698
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive earthwork and structural remains of the late 18th century Devonport Leat, Bronze Age features north-east of Nun’s Cross, Whiteworks Tin Mine and other tinning remains on Walkhampton Common as well as earthworks of Bachelors Hall Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/190
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TIN MILL (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

GREEVES,1981, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233707.

Possible tin mill sites on both banks of newleycombe lake. "the ruins on the left bank of the newleycombe lake are possibly part of a mining complex, perhaps early 19th century. The leat continues on beyond the site" (greeves,1977). Possible mill sites of unknown date on both right and left banks of newleycombe lake. Field evidence (greeves,1981).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233708.

Burnard, r. /tpi/10(1888-9)231/on the track of the "old men",dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233709.

Crossing, w. /guide to dartmoor/(1912)101.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233710.

Lewis, w. S. /the west of england tin mining/(1923)33.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233711.

Des=greeves, t. /list of doubtful devon tin mills c.1450-c.1750/(1981)no.31 (in smr).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233712.

Des=greeves, t. /western morning news/(25/8/1977).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: GREEVES,1981.
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Associated Monuments

MDV20656Related to: Kingset Farm, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 19 2018 3:33PM