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HER Number:MDV21177
Name:CLAY PIT in the Parish of Hennock

Summary

The tithe map of 1838 shows a number of small allotments described either as old clay works/pits, or as clay in work/clayworks. See worksheet for details.(worksheet). Tithe map field numbers: 27, 29, 37, 42, 51, 46, 48, 58, 31, 44, 125 + 127.(tithe map). Vis=29/7/1983 (griffiths). Only about half of this area survives. The rest having been quarried away recently. Much overgrown, but old claypits still visible, often water filled. Possibly the location of the bronze age rapier moulds found in 19th cent.(see sx87nw/9).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 846 768
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHennock
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NW/101

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLAY PIT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

SEE SX87NW/9, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV311869.

The tithe map of 1838 shows a number of small allotments described either as old clay works/pits, or as clay in work/clayworks. See worksheet for details.(worksheet). Tithe map field numbers: 27, 29, 37, 42, 51, 46, 48, 58, 31, 44, 125 + 127.(tithe map). Vis=29/7/1983 (griffiths). Only about half of this area survives. The rest having been quarried away recently. Much overgrown, but old claypits still visible, often water filled. Possibly the location of the bronze age rapier moulds found in 19th cent.(see sx87nw/9).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV311870.

Des=worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV311871.

Des=tithe map in dro/(1838).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV311872.

Des=griffiths, d. M. /as above.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 3, site 11.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV311869Report - Survey: SEE SX87NW/9.
SDV311870Migrated Record:
SDV311871Migrated Record:
SDV311872Migrated Record:
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.

Associated Monuments

MDV78519Related to: Former Shaft North-west of New Bridge (Monument)
MDV8938Related to: Hennock, Rapier Moulds (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM