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HER Number:MDV27492
Name:Openwork on northern edge of Throwleigh Common

Summary

A small tin openwork on the north-east slope of Throwleigh Common. The working comprises a linear trench with steep sides of 53 metres long by 23 metres wide and approximately 4 metres deep. It is probably post-medieval in date.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 656 912
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/147

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OPEN CUT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/138, 5442 (Aerial Photograph). SDV238391.


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

Openwork visible on 1946 aerial photograph and recorded on map overlay.


Newman , P., 2007, Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report, figure (Report - Survey). SDV360261.

A small tin openwork on the north-east slope of Throwleigh Common. The working comprises a linear trench with steep sides of 53 metres long by 23 metres wide and approximately 4 metres deep. It is probably post-medieval in date.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV238391Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/138. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 5442.
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.
SDV360261Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2007. Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report. English Heritage. 40/2007. A4 Bound. figure. [Mapped feature: #85739 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7297 - Survey of Throwleigh Common Premier Archaeological Landscape

Date Last Edited:Jul 17 2017 12:11PM