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HER Number:MDV102718
Name:Probable tinners' building, Bledge Brook

Summary

Remains of a likely tinners’ building on the right bank of the Bledge Brook, measuring approximately 4.0 by 1.5 metres internally.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 626 650
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS HUT (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1850 AD? (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 2006, Tinners' building on Bledge Brook, Cornwood, Visited 7/05/2006 (Worksheet). SDV350060.

Remains of a likely tinners’ building on the right bank of the Bledge Brook, rectangular in shape, measuring approximately 4.0 by 1.5 metres internally. Located around 15 metres upstream of a worked stone trough. Long axis of the building is north-west by south-east. Probable entrance exists in the northern corner.


Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.


Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

Site of a possible ruined tinner's building at the head of Bledge Brook streamwork comprising of several large boulders arranged in an 'L' shape projecting from the bank and heavily turf covered.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350060Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 2006. Tinners' building on Bledge Brook, Cornwood. Worksheet. A4 Single Sheet. Visited 7/05/2006.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV102719Related to: Granite trough in Bledge Brook, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV102720Related to: Tinners' building, Bledge Brook (Building)
MDV27917Related to: Tinner's streamwork along Bledge Brook (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Sep 20 2019 2:22PM