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HER Number:MDV120038
Name:Tin Streamworks west of the River Yealm, Cornwood

Summary

Evidence of two areas of tin stream working on the west side of the River Yealm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 617 631
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

  • 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.

Two areas of tin streamworking of less than 0.4 hectares lie on the west bank of the River Yealm. Parallel banks of small boulders an rubble border the now dry water channels formerly used to sift the alluvial deposits. There are no other features associated with theses areas.


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

Long irregular shaped area shown on survey on the west bank of the River Yealm with a smaller irregular shaped area to the south.


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 features: #79339 ; #79340 ]
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV27805Related to: Medieval Field system in Dendles Waste, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV15069Related to: Penn Moor Reave East, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV102924Related to: Weir east of Dendles Wood, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV102925Related to: Weir east of 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 30 2017 10:48AM