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HER Number:MDV122905
Name:Streamwork south of Blatchfords Bottom.

Summary

Approximately 0.1 hectares of tin streamworks following the course of a small western tributary of the River Erme, just south of Blatchford Bottom on Stall Moor. The limit of the tinwork’s main working area is well defined with a scarp of between 1.0 metre and 2.0 metres deep running around most of the perimeter. The tinwork is 330 metres long by up to 35 metres wide. The interior working area contains evidence of disturbed ground and linear channels associated with tin streaming.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 633 634
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Approximately 0.1 hectares of tin streamworks following the course of a small western tributary of the River Erme, just south of Blatchford Bottom on Stall Moor. The limit of the tinwork’s main working area is well defined with a scarp of between 1.0 metre and 2.0 metres deep running around most of the perimeter. The tinwork is 330 metres long by up to 35 metres wide. The interior working area contains evidence of disturbed ground and linear channels associated with tin streaming.


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: #117072 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13224Related to: Erme Valley streamwork (Monument)
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 12:55PM