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HER Number:MDV27716
Name:Openwork west of the River Taw


Park of Knack Mine.


Grid Reference:SX 610 880
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of Knack Tin Mine (also known as Steeperton) 400 metres south-west of Steeperton Tor, an 18th century Tin Mine worked between the 1850s-1880s

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 68 NW 78
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/105
  • Pastscape: 619188

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OPEN CUT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252206.

Two openwork gullies visible on raf 1947 ap (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV252207.

Aph=raf cpe/uk 2082/4378-9(19/5/1947).

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

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

National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape (Website). SDV359354.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV252206Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV252207Aerial Photograph:
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.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV4384Part of: Knack Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV27715Related to: Openwork west of the River Taw (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7620 - Okehampton Artillary Range

Date Last Edited:Sep 26 2016 10:52AM