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HER Number:MDV122906
Name:Tin pits north-east of Dry Lake Ford

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.

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.


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: #119000 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 12:58PM