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HER Number:MDV26533
Name:Tin prospecting pits north of Bagtor

Summary

A large cluster of over 40 tin prospecting pits, some conjoined, and a 35 metre long tinwork.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 763 758
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/101

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2445 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.

2445


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Group of trial pits visible on the 1946 aerial photograph.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 54, Figure 19 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Tin prospecting pits north of Bagtor. A large cluster of over 40 tin prospecting pits, some conjoined, and a 35 metre long tinwork. Condition is stable. SX76300 75800.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2445.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85349 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 54, Figure 19.

Associated Monuments

MDV8082Related to: Bagtor Mine and Tin Streamworks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV15725Related to: Evidence of medieval strip cultivation 170 metres north of Bag Tor (Monument)
MDV26537Related to: Field bank and remnant enclosures at Bag Tor (Monument)
MDV26531Related to: Tin openwork mine shafts north of Bagtor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2016 1:38PM