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HER Number:MDV122640
Name:Possible streamworks north-east of Roos Tor

Summary

A shallow gully on the eastern slope of Roos Tor, leading down to the River Walkham is a possible though heavily silted streamwork or tin prospect, though more likely a natural feature.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 550 771
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NW 162
  • Pastscape: 1406391

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STREAMWORKS? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2004, Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey, 15/12/2004 (Report - Survey). SDV346874.

SX 5497 7716 A possible tin streamwork on the western slopes of the River Walkham, 800 metres north of Roos Tor. The streamwork is a shallow linear gully over 300 metres long but only 1.5 metres deep and very narrow at only 15 metres wide and is likely to represent only the prospecting stage of tin working, dating from the medieval or post-medieval period.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361635.

A shallow gully on the eastern slope of Roos Tor, leading down to the River Walkham is a possible though heavily silted streamwork or tin prospect, though more likely a natural feature.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346874Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2004. Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown. 15/12/2004.
SDV361635Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #112851 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 7 2018 4:45PM