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HER Number:MDV20824
Name:TIN MILL in the Parish of Walkhampton

Summary

Stamping mill: nosworthy. Stamping mill (undocumented). Field evidence consists of a broken mortarstone recorded in 1971 but this is now missing. The above ngr is approximate (greeves 1981).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 568 694
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/302

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TIN MILL (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

TOWNSEND, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230959.

Remains of 'bal mine' at ngr sx568694 a c19 tin dressing + smelting house c.13.7m square. Visible remains include several pits + a stone-lined wheelpit c.6.7m x 1.8m. A leat can be traced to newleycombe lake + a tail race going under the road + car park (townsend).


GREEVES 1981, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236821.

Stamping mill: nosworthy. Stamping mill (undocumented). Field evidence consists of a broken mortarstone recorded in 1971 but this is now missing. The above ngr is approximate (greeves 1981).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236823.

Des=greeves, t. /list of known devon tin mills c 1450-c 1750/(1981)no 63(in smr).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236824.

Des=greeves, t. /dcra swwa burrator survey/(1979)no 29(in smr).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236825.

Des=townsend, m. /dtrg newsletter/14(january 1998)9/tin mining in the valley of the narrator brook.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV230959Migrated Record: TOWNSEND.
SDV236821Migrated Record: GREEVES 1981.
SDV236823Migrated Record:
SDV236824Migrated Record:
SDV236825Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV12714Related to: Norsworthy farm, Burrator (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2015 12:36PM