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HER Number:MDV122887
Name:Tinners' building north of Blatchford Bottom

Summary

A ruined rectangular building set amidst an area of tin streamwork remains, 12 metres west of the River Erme, north of Blatchford Bottom. A probable tinners’ hut or lodge. The walls have been built into a hollow between the waste heaps of the tinwork, reinforced with a dry-stone revetment on three sides and banked on the southern end. The entrance was on the western side. The interior dimensions are 6.0 metres by 2.8 metres.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 635 639
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS HUT (XV to Post Medieval - 1450 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

A ruined rectangular building set amidst an area of tin streamwork remains, 12 metres west of the River Erme, north of Blatchford Bottom. A probable tinners’ hut or lodge. The walls have been built into a hollow between the waste heaps of the tinwork, reinforced with a dry-stone revetment on three sides and banked on the southern end. The entrance was on the western side. The interior dimensions are 6.0 metres by 2.8 metres.


Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118975 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28121Related to: Streamworks along the River Erme, Erme Plains (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 9:51AM