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HER Number:MDV24684
Name:Tin openwork at Red Lake, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Tin openwork and a row of prospecting pits at the upper end of openworks at Redlake

Location

Grid Reference:SX 640 665
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/100

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OPEN CUT (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, NMR SX6566, 1 (Aerial Photograph). SDV234496.

Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 2366 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.

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

Openwork visible with extensive spoilheaps, forming the upper end of openworks.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

A narrow gully 90 metres long by 6 metres wide and 1 metre deep and an alignment of shallow tin prospecting pits attached to the northern flank of the Redlake streamworks.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2366.
SDV234496Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. NMR SX6566. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1.
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.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #124917 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28955Part of: Streamwork at Red Lake (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2020 3:22PM