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Monument Number 443289

Hob Uid: 443289
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6022207386
Summary : Earthworks possibly associated with Medieval or later streamworks or erosional material situated close to the north bank of the Blackbrook River. The mound is situated within an area of boulders is of small stone, and measures 5.7 metres by 4.8 metres and survives to a height of 0.8 metres high. It is consistent with a tin-streaming mound and at least two others occur on the opposite bank of the river. The amount of streamworks is limited to an area about 250 metres along the river and some 25 metres to each side of it.
More information : (SX 60247388) Mound (NAT). (1)

A "mound about four and a half yards across". (being the full
description, but plotted at SX 60207386 and annotated 'Tumulus'
on accompanying 1:10 560 location plan). (2)

Close to the north bank of the Blackbrook River, at SX 60247387,
in an area of boulders, is a mound of small stone 5.7m. by 4.8m.
and 0.8m. high. It is consistent with a tin-streaming mound,
and at least two others occur on the opposite bank of the river.
The amount of tin-streaming seems limited to an area about 250m. along the river and some 25m. to each side of it.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 and at 1:2500 for AO Records. (3)

A turf-covered, irregular-shaped, mound on the floodplain of the West Dart river, at the foot of a steep scarp. It may be associated with tin streamworking, but could simply be a pile of river erosion material. Not of archaeological significance. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (A B Prowse)
Page(s) : 496
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Vol(s) : 33, 1901
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 21-JAN-1980
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation 24-Jul-1989, I S Sainsbury
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Streamworks
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Streamworks
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
Display Date : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Natural Feature
Evidence : Natural Feature

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SW 20
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SW 19
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-01-21
End Date : 1980-01-21