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HER Number:MDV116755
Name:Adit in the southern part of Bagtor Mine, Ilsington


Adit running east to west in the Crownley Parks sett at Bagtor Mine


Grid Reference:SX 764 759
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze age parallel reave system on Haytor Down with a number of hut circle settlements, enclosures and prehistoric cairns, plus 19th century Bagtor Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ADIT (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 16-17, Figure 8 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

A third adit in the lower part of the streamworks at Bagtor Mine at SX76437596 is orieted approximately east to west. A small stream now issues from within the adit and finger dumps of spoil are located a few metres to the east of the opening. A corresponding shafthead may be identified by a safety fence in a nearby field to the west of the survey area.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Adit running east to west shown on survey.

English Heritage, 2005, Survey Information (miscellaneous date) (Report - Survey). SDV345855.

Feature shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #76087 ]
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 16-17, Figure 8.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV8082Part of: Bagtor Mine and Tin Streamworks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116752Related to: Adit at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116748Related to: Adit in Streamworks at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116750Related to: Five Shaft Heads in the Streamworks at the Crownley Parks Sett at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116749Related to: Shaft Head in the Streamworks at the Crownley Parks Sett at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116751Related to: Wheelpit in the streamworks at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Apr 3 2018 10:57AM