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HER Number:MDV20826
Name:TIN MILL in the Parish of Walkhampton


Blacktor mill; tin mill?.


Grid Reference:SX 572 692
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/304

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TIN MILL (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

SX56NE/129, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236776.

Blacktor mill; tin mill?in a document of 1693 mentioned as lying at the head of sowtons meads tinwork. The mill was situated near middleworth farm (sx56ne/129) (greeves).

SX57086925, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236777.

See sx56ne/224 for find of mortarstone. Mill may be positioned at this spot (sx57086925).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236778.

Not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236780.

Des=greeves, t. /list of doubtful devon tin mills c 1450-c 1750/(1981)no 7 (in smr).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236781.

Des=dro/dd 35531(a).

Newman, P., 1994, Tinners and Tenants on South-West Dartmoor: a case study in landscape history, 224, 231 (Article in Serial). SDV340414.

Richard de Middleworthi is recorded coining tin in 1303. In 1567 'Mydleworthie' was held by Joan, wife of Elizeus Bailie, who had in 1550 coined tin at Tavistock. In 1611 the windiates of Middleworth granted shares in tinworks at 'Keyglesburrowe', 'Reddapit', 'Cramberplena', 'Deancombe Lake', 'Deancombe Land'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV236776Migrated Record: SX56NE/129.
SDV236777Migrated Record: SX57086925.
SDV236778Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV236780Migrated Record:
SDV236781Migrated Record:
SDV340414Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1994. Tinners and Tenants on South-West Dartmoor: a case study in landscape history. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 126. A5 Paperback. 224, 231.

Associated Monuments

MDV3433Related to: Ruined farmstead at Middleworth, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2020 11:41AM