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HER Number:MDV13256
Name:Tinner's cache built in hut in settlement, South Brent

Summary

Cache built into hut within enclosure at Zeal Hill South. Surveyed by the Ordnance Survey in 1977, the structure measures 1.5 metres square internally and has walls surviving to a maximum height of 0.8 metres. The roof is missing but the doorway still has its jambs and lintel.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 671 629
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE90
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 442027
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/88/3
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/90/3
  • Old SAM County Ref: 381
  • Old SAM County Ref: 390
  • Old SAM Ref: 10578
  • Old SAM Ref: 10579
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX66SE29

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS CACHE (Constructed, Early Medieval to Early 20th Century - 1066 AD (Between) to 1901 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX66SE29 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV149295.

Tinners' cache, left bank of Bala Brook. Remains, corbelled structure with well built entrance.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX66SE90 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV164369.

(22/12/1977) A tinner's cache at SX 67146299 is attached to the inside walling of a hut. Structure measures 1.5 metres square internally and has walls surviving to a maximum height of 0.8 metres. The roof is missing but the doorway still has its jambs and lintel. Surveyed at 1:2500 on P.F.D.

Robinson, R., 1978, South Brent Parish Checklist (Un-published). SDV137445.

SX 67136299 Tinners' cache, left bank of Bala Brook. Remains, corbelled structure with well built entrance.
SX 671629. There is a tinners cache within the prehistoric enclosure and hut group beside Bala Brook (Monument HOB UID 441846).

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Not recorded.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 103-4, Map 57, Figure 57.2 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Tinner's cache within Hut Circle '6' within Enclosure 'A' at 'Zeal Hill South'. A small corbelled chamber entered from the interior of the hut is built into the wall. It is a tinner's cache similar to those in the neighbouring enclosure.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Feature shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 1012776 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

Enclosure with hut circles north of Bala Brook intake. A tinner's cache has been built into one of the western huts.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137445Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1978. South Brent Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist.
SDV149295Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX66SE29. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
SDV164369Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX66SE90. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 103-4, Map 57, Figure 57.2.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127654 ]
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1012776.

Associated Monuments

MDV5789Related to: Enclosed hut circle settlement north of Bala Brook, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129072Related to: Hut circle within enclosed settlement, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 21 2022 12:39PM