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HER Number:MDV52429
Name:PIT in the Parish of Walkhampton

Summary

Vis=25/5/1993 (gerrard) three prospecting pits lie immediately against the circumference of a cairn. They each consist of a sub-rectangular pit measuring 2.8m by 1.4m by 0.6m deep with an associated crescent shaped bank standing up to 0.5m high lying on the side away from the cairn. Probably tinners pits (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 693
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/134/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24083

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=25/5/1993 (gerrard) three prospecting pits lie immediately against the circumference of a cairn. They each consist of a sub-rectangular pit measuring 2.8m by 1.4m by 0.6m deep with an associated crescent shaped bank standing up to 0.5m high lying on the side away from the cairn. Probably tinners pits (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232278.

Des=mpp/130924.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232279.

Des=gerrard, g. A. M. /the archaeology of the early cornish tin industry/(1986)254/unpublished phd thesis (university of wales).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV3502Related to: Down Tor Stone Row (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM