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HER Number:MDV112776
Name:Moorstone cutting pits north of Hollow Tor

Summary

A cluster of small pits containing evidence of stone cutting in the form of cut stone edges from where granite has been removed.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 732 764
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

  • STONE WORKING SITE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 61 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Moorstone cutting pits north of Hollow Tor
A cluster of small pits containing evidence of stone cutting in the form of cut stone edges from where granite has been removed. Condition is stable. SX73226 76450


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

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358733Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Survey - New HER Sites. Digital. [Mapped feature: #2943 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61.

Associated Monuments

MDV15723Related to: Medieval enclosures and cultivation north and west of Hollow Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2016 1:35PM