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HER Number:MDV120072
Name:Spoil heap in Castor Copse


Large spoil heap associated with the late 19th / early 20th-century Hawkmoor Mine depicted in Castor Copse on the historic map.


Grid Reference:SX 799 817
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SPOIL HEAP (XIX to XX - 1892 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Large area of spoil depicted on the early 20th century historic map just to the south-east of the Hawkmoor Mine buildings in Castor Copse.

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

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: #79374 ]
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)
MDV47820Related to: Mine levels, Hawkmoor Mine, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV120070Related to: Old mine tracks in Castor Copse (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7394 - Archaeological condition survey in Castor Copse

Date Last Edited:Oct 20 2017 11:15AM