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HER Number:MDV26543
Name:Area of Tin Working Trial Pits west of Pinchaford, Ilsington

Summary

Large area of tin working trial pits between Pinchaford and Bagtor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 762 764
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze age parallel reave system on Haytor Down with a number of hut circle settlements, enclosures and prehistoric cairns, plus 19th century Bagtor Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/111
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs, 1890/2445 (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Photograph taken on 10th December 1946.


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

Large group of tin working trial pits visible on aerial photographs.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 16, Figure 7 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Large area of tin working trial pits between Pinchafrod and Bagtor. Many of the pits area arranged in east to west alignments suggesting they were lode back extractive pits following the line of the lodes. Others have a more scattered appearance and were certainly trial pits for prospecting.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Extensive area of trial pits shown on survey.


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

Extensive area of tin working trial pits shown on survey between Pinchaford and Bagtor.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). 1890/2445.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 16, Figure 7.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85357 ]
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV116748Related to: Adit in Streamworks at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26824Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits east of Emsworhty Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26520Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits south of the road to the south of Haytor Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8082Related to: Bagtor Mine and Tin Streamworks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV34438Related to: Building south of the Open Cast Tin Lode Working at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Building)
MDV116750Related to: Five Shaft Heads in the Streamworks at the Crownley Parks Sett at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116747Related to: Open Cast mine for Tin north of Bagtor Mine. Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115889Related to: Prehistoric Settlement to the west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116749Related to: Shaft Head in the Streamworks at the Crownley Parks Sett at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26616Related to: Tin Streamworks west of Haytor Vale, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26522Related to: Tin Working Open Cut south of the road to the south of Haytor Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116751Related to: Wheelpit in the streamworks at Bagtor Mine, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Nov 4 2016 10:54AM