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HER Number:MDV26021
Name:Line of trial pits to the south of Fox Tor mire, Dartmoor Forest


Line of trial pits south of Fox Tor mire


Grid Reference:SX 620 701
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW115
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/237
  • Pastscape: 910521

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs, 1890/2365 (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Photograph taken on 10th December 1946.

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

Trial pits visible and recorded on aerial photographs extending to SX61837005.

English Heritage, 2005, Industrial Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV346396.

Line of trial pits shown on survey.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 910521, SX67SW115 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 8th January 1988. From SX 61837005 to SX 62287035. A line of tin pits running south-west to north-east across a stoney north-west slope, south of Fox Tor Mires.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). 1890/2365.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #129219 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 910521, SX67SW115.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8630 - Fox Tor Newtake Duchy Farms Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 14 2021 1:55PM