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HER Number:MDV120070
Name:Old mine tracks in Castor Copse


Series of tracks linking Hawkmoor Mine in the woods; running from the mine buildings in the north-west corner, to the southern and eastern edges of the wood. Depicted on the early 20th century historic map.


Grid Reference:SX 800 817
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (XIX to XX - 1892 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The early 20th century historic map depicts trackways running throughout Castor Copse, linking the mine workings of Hawkmoor Mine.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1989, Castor Copse - Archaeological Features Interim Note, Sketch plan (Un-published). SDV360478.

Depicted on sketch plan.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #79372 ]
SDV360478Un-published: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1989. Castor Copse - Archaeological Features Interim Note. Digital. Sketch plan.

Associated Monuments

MDV47819Part of: Hawkmoor Mine, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV120073Related to: Mine adits in Castor Copse (Monument)
MDV120071Related to: Mine buildings in Castor Copse (Building)
MDV47820Related to: Mine levels, Hawkmoor Mine, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV120075Related to: Mining shelter in Castor Copse (Monument)
MDV120074Related to: Platform or loading bay in Castor Copse (Monument)
MDV120072Related to: Spoil heap in Castor Copse (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7394 - Archaeological condition survey in Castor Copse

Date Last Edited:Oct 20 2017 12:12PM