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HER Number:MDV120037
Name:Tin Streamworks east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood

Summary

Evidence of tin stream working on the east side Broadall Lake

Location

Grid Reference:SX 612 630
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of Bronze Age hut circles, medieval or later tin streamworking and leat Hut circles and fields on Dendles Waste
  • SHINE: Remains of Bronze Age hut circles, medieval or later tin streamworking and leat Hut circles and fields on Dendles Waste

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1220762
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/243
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STREAMWORKS (XVIII to XIX - 1750 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, Figure 13 (Report - Survey). SDV346246.

Small amorphous mounds represent evidence for tin streamworking on the east side of Broadall Lake. The remains extend to 0.15 hectares but have probably been reduced by the expansion of the marsh. Two dry leat channels formerly fed the workings.

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

Large irregular shaped area shown on survey.

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, Figure 13.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79338 ]
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4359Related to: Hawns Medieval Farmstead, Dendles Wood, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4360Related to: Hut Circle Settlement north of Dendles Waste and east of Broadall Lake, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2021 10:28AM