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HER Number:MDV113194
Name:Tin prospecting pits south-east of Rippon Tor

Summary

Four large tin pits sited on the lower south-east slope of Rippon Tor, within the Horridge Common enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 751
Map Sheet:SX77NE
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, 61 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Four large tin pits sited on the lower south-east slope of Rippon Tor, within the Horridge Common enclosure at SX75370 75120.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61. [Mapped feature: #116166 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8100Related to: Cairn on the northern sector of Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV8101Related to: Cairn on the northern sector of Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV25747Related to: Parallel Reave System on Horridge Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2019 3:08PM