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HER Number:MDV122891
Name:Tinners' building west of Erme Pits

Summary

A ruined rectangular building, adjacent to a small lode tin working (MDV24813), on the slope to the west of Erme Pits. Three walls, constructed from small pieces of granite and embanked on the exterior, have survived to their full height of approximately 1.0 metre, though the west wall is missing some stone. The internal dimensions are approximately 5.6 metres by 3.4 metres. The interior is clear of stone but filled with rushes.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 623 664
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman , P., 2018, Erme Survey GIS data (Cartographic). SDV361913.

A ruined rectangular building, adjacent to a small lode tin working (MDV24813), on the slope to the west of Erme Pits. Three walls, constructed from small pieces of granite and embanked on the exterior, have survived to their full height of approximately 1.0 metre, though the west wall is missing some stone. The internal dimensions are approximately 5.6 metres by 3.4 metres. The interior is clear of stone but filled with rushes.


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 Survey GIS data. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118960 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24813Related to: Trial pits on Erme Pits Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 26 2019 4:05PM