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HER Number:MDV112766
Name:Tin prospecting pits on Bagtor Down

Summary

A cluster of tin prospecting pits south of the Bagtor Dam.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 758 757
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRIAL PIT (XI to XIX - 1100 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tin prospecting pits on Bagtor Down; a cluster of tin prospecting pits south of the Bagtor Dam. Condition is stable. SX75846 75741


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

First recording of the feature; see main report for detail.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358733Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72132 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 60.

Associated Monuments

MDV8082Part of: Bagtor Mine and Tin Streamworks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8116Related to: Bagtor Mine dam and reservoir on the River Sig (Monument)
MDV112765Related to: Mine spoil heap and whim platform at Prosper Shaft, Bagtor Mine (Monument)
MDV26618Related to: Parallel reaves on Bagtor Down (Monument)
MDV112778Related to: Possible wheelpit near River Sig (Monument)
MDV112764Related to: Tin streamworks along the River Sig and Bagtor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2016 11:13AM