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HER Number:MDV133035
Name:Cache or store in streamworks, Mardle Head


Possible tinners cache or store situated within area of streamworking at Mardle Head. Stone structure comprising a curved wall 0.7m high delimiting an area measuring 1.8m. The entrance faces towards a mining cut which is walled in places.


Grid Reference:SX 664 688
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS CACHE (Constructed, Post Medieval to Early 20th Century - 1540 AD (Between) to 1901 AD (Between))

Full description

Fitzroy, C., 2022, Detail of possible cache / store feature (Correspondence). SDV364926.

Feature visited and recorded July 2022. Series of four photographs of feature taken and location recorded with GPS.
Location SX66490 68887. Possible tinners cache or store recorded; diameter measures 1850mm (6’00”), wall height 700mm. Entrance faces 040° down a mining cut which has been walled in places.

Sources / Further Reading

Associated Monuments

MDV24698Related to: Streamworks at the head of the River Mardle, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8290 - Survey of tinworks along the River Mardle

Date Last Edited:Jul 22 2022 9:56AM