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HER Number:MDV119838
Name:Tinners' building 150 metres east of Strane River

Summary

Probable tinners’ building with enclosure attached to west and south. Building is neatly rectangular with walls defined by basal blocks of stone. Internal dimensions are 7.3 metres by 3.7 metres. It is orientated approximately south-south-west by north-north-east. Appears likely to be of 18th century date.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 616 710
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS HUT (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD? (Between))

Full description

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Foundations of the building are clearly visible on the 2010 aerial photography.


Greeves, T. A. P., 2017, Tinners' Building 150m east of Strane River (Worksheet). SDV360362.

A probable tinners’ building with enclosure attached to west and south first noted in approximately 1988. The indistinct building is neatly rectangular with walls defined by basal blocks of stone. Internal dimensions are 7.3 metres by 3.7 metres. It is orientated approximately south-south-west by north-north-east. Appears likely to be of 18th century date.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79130 ]
SDV360362Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 2017. Tinners' Building 150m east of Strane River. Worksheet. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV119839Related to: Enclosure south of building east of Strane River (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 15 2017 3:28PM