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HER Number:MDV112760
Name:Tin prospecting pits on Blackslade Down

Summary

A line of tin prospecting pits, sited just north of an area of medieval cultivation, south of Pil Tor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 735 758
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRIAL PIT (Post Medieval to XX - 1540 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Southern line of trial pits visible on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 60, Figure 11 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Depicted on plan. Map object based on this source.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites (Un-published). SDV358733.

A line of tin prospecting pits, sited just north of an area of medieval cultivation at SX 73517 75783 south of Pil Tor. Condition stable.
Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV358733Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 60, Figure 11. [Mapped feature: #72126 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV113271Related to: Leat south of Pil Tor (Monument)
MDV112761Related to: Tin prospecting pits at Foale’s Arrishes (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2019 10:05AM