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HER Number:MDV113189
Name:Tin prospecting pits on Halsanger Common

Summary

An alignment f ten silted tin prospecting pits and a short gully at the head of the Ashburn tin streamworks.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 748 741
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

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, 61 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Tin prospecting pits on Halsanger Common. An alignment of 10 silted tin prospecting pits and a short gully at the head of the Ashburn tin streamworks at SX74832 74121. Condition is stable. SX74832 74121


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor survey - final list of previously unrecorded HER sites (Un-published). SDV359041.

First noted in this document.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359041Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor survey - final list of previously unrecorded HER sites. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61. [Mapped feature: #72522 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV25217Related to: Parallel Reave System on the south-eastern edge of Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV25213Related to: Streamworking on the southern side of Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV25830Related to: Streamworks on the Langworthy Brook, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6433 - Assessment of Halsanger Common, Horridge Common and Rippon Tor
  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 18 2016 11:32AM