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HER Number:MDV113187
Name:Tin prospecting pits at Horridge Common

Summary

A cluster of tin prospecting pits amidst the southern area of fields on Horridge Common.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 757 743
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRIAL PIT (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tin prospecting pits at Horridge Common. A cluster of tin prospecting pits amidst the southern area of fields on Horridge Common. Condition is stable but bracken covered. SX75766 74310

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 60. [Mapped feature: #2999 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25747Related to: Parallel Reave System on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV8178Related to: Scattered group of huts east of Horridge Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2016 12:04PM