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HER Number:MDV120030
Name:Three Tin Prospecting Pits south of Hawns Farmstead, Cornwood


Row of three tin prospecting pits to the south of the Hawns Medieval farmstead


Grid Reference:SX 613 625
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/243

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PROSPECTING PIT (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S., 1998, Hawns and Dendles: An Archaeological Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 18, Appendix 2 (Report - Survey). SDV346246.

South of Hawns settlement an east to west alignment of conical pits which probably represent a minor episode of tin prospecting searching for lode material.

English Heritage, 2005, Industrial Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV346396.

Row of three tin mining pits shown on survey to the south of Hawns Medieval farmstead.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Not shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346246Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S.. 1998. Hawns and Dendles: An Archaeological Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Spiral Bound + Digital. 18, Appendix 2.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped features: #79330 ; #79331 ; #79332 ]
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4359Related to: Hawns Medieval Farmstead, Dendles Wood, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4965 - Hawns and Dendles, Cornwood: An Archaeological survey by the Royal Commission

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2017 10:29AM