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HER Number:MDV26824
Name:Tin working trial pits east of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington

Summary

A linear cluster of approximately 35 tin prospecting or extractive pits sited 180m north-west of Emsworthy Rocks (east).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 752 772
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 77 NE 64
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/181
  • Pastscape: 1221515

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Group of trial pits visible on aerial photograph.

Newman, P., 1999, 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised), 14-15, Figure 7 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Tinworking on Haytor Down recorded.
(30/04/1999) Centred SX 7511 7695. A linear cluster of approximately 35 tin prospecting or extractive pits sited 180m north-west of Emsworthy Rocks (east).

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

Area of trial pits shown on survey

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

Area of trial pits shown as asterisks on survey.

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.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 1999, 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 14-15, Figure 7.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85460 ]
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV26570Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits on Haytor Down, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV26543Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits west of Pinchaford, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV16731Related to: Quarrymen's houses, Haytor Quarry (Building)
MDV128125Related to: Reservoir west of quarry, Haytor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 20 2020 8:31AM