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HER Number:MDV13008
Name:Tinners hut near to blowing house at Steeperton Brook

Summary

Vis=12/9/1979 (os). A tinners hut lies 25m upstream of the blowing house. The hut is cut into the hillside, with massive retaining slabs. Internal measurements 3.4m by 2m. A 'cupboard' in the sw wall: entrance in ne corner. In good condition.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 620 881
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and walling remains of medieval or later streamworking along the Steeperton Brook as well as tinners' buildings and blowing houses

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/19/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS HUT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=12/9/1979 (os). A tinners hut lies 25m upstream of the blowing house. The hut is cut into the hillside, with massive retaining slabs. Internal measurements 3.4m by 2m. A 'cupboard' in the sw wall: entrance in ne corner. In good condition.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254536.

Osa=sx68nw37/plan.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Tinners hut can be seen on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV254536Migrated Record:
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80730 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27698Related to: Streamworking slong Steeperton Brook (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2018 2:28PM