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HER Number:MDV122906
Name:Tin prospecting pits north-east of Dry Lake Ford, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

A cluster of 36 tin trial pits on the southern slope of Green Hill. The pits are approximately 3.0 to 5.0 metres in diameter, each with a small collar of spoil on the downslope side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 636 664
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRIAL PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Features shown on survey.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

A cluster of 36 tin trial pits on the southern slope of Green Hill. The pits are approximately 3.0 to 5.0 metres in diameter, each with a small collar of spoil on the downslope side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #119000 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:May 5 2020 1:38PM