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HER Number:MDV25727
Name:Row of trial pits on Quickbeam Hill, Ugborough


Row of trial pits visible on 1946 raf ap (rchm app 1985).


Grid Reference:SX 650 642
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a row of tin workers trial pits on Quickbeam Hill

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/430
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRIAL PIT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV160142.

Row of trial pits visible on 1946 raf ap (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV160143.

Aph=raf cpe/uk 1890/2283-2284(10/12/1946).

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

A linear cluster of tin prospecting pits on Quickbeam Hill. The approximately circular pits are up to 5.0 metres diameter and 1.0 to 2.0 metres deep. Each has a small spoil heap on the northern side.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV160142Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV160143Aerial Photograph:
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #119021 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV123442Related to: Trial pit on Quickbeam Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 2:52PM