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HER Number:MDV119779
Name:Settling Tank and Slurry Channels at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Settling tank and slurry channels constructed in the late 19th century as an addition to Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works

Location

Grid Reference:SX 533 635
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLING TANK (Constructed, XIX - 1886 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Rectilinear feature shown on 19th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Shown on early 20th century map as a rectilinear feature with a sluice shown as 'Sl' on the west side.


Smith , J. R. + Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1996, Shaugh Bridge China-Clay Works: An Archaeological Evaluation, Sites 30-33, 10-11 + survey (Report - Evaluation). SDV360309.

Site 30: Settling tank constructed post 1886 and before 1905 as an addition to the original works. It encloses an area circa 20 by 22 metres and up to 2.5 metres deep. It is of granite and earth mortar constuction similar to the two settling tanks to the south.
Site 31: The hatch door from this tank feeds directly into the tank to the north-west.
Site 32: A slurry channel circa 0.6 metres deep connects the settling pit to the east to this and the two tanks further north.
Site 33: This slurry channel conveys run-off water from the Mica Pit (Site 34) to the north to the slurry channel (Site 32).


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Squarish feature shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79068 ]
  • Report - Evaluation: Smith , J. R. + Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1996. Shaugh Bridge China-Clay Works: An Archaeological Evaluation. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Sites 30-33, 10-11 + survey.

Associated Monuments

MDV2218Part of: Shaugh Prior China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119758Related to: Access Track at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119788Related to: Building and extension wall at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Building)
MDV119751Related to: Building at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Building)
MDV119752Related to: Cart Bays and Linhays at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Building)
MDV119756Related to: Chimney at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119759Related to: Earthwork south of Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119755Related to: Furnaces at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Building)
MDV119782Related to: Mica Pit at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119785Related to: Settling Pits and associated Features at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119753Related to: Shelter at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Building)
MDV119754Related to: Store or Lavatory at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Building)
MDV119757Related to: Thickening Tanks at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119760Related to: Two Settling Tanks at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV119778Related to: Wall enclosing four Pillars at Shaugh Bridge China Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7338 - Shaugh Bridge China-Clay Works: An Archaeological Evaluation

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 11:59AM