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HER Number:MDV112761
Name:Tin prospecting pits at Foale’s Arrishes

Summary

A cluster of tin prospecting pits sited within the Foale’s Arrishes enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 737 758
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

A cluster of tin prospecting pits sited within the Foale’s Arrishes enclosure at SX73768 75838. Condition stable.


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

First recording of the feature.

Sources / Further Reading

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. [Mapped features: #72128 ; #72129 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV15722Related to: Strip cultivation and clearance south-west of Foale’s Arrishes (Monument)
MDV112760Related to: Tin prospecting pits on Blackslade Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2016 11:01AM