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HER Number:MDV35577
Name:Probable mine building in Raddick Plantation

Summary

Building 950 metres north-north-east of Norsworthy Bridge forming part of Keaglesborough Mine. This structure has previously been identified as a stone hut circle. Given its position and appearance it is however much more likely to be associated with the adjacent stamping mill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 573 701
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/195/2
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/294
  • Old SAM Ref: 22382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • MINE BUILDING (Built, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. + Robinson, R., 1985, Keaglesborough Tin Mine, Walkhampton SX573701 (Plan - measured). SDV235066.

22/08/1985 Possible hut circle recorded during survey of Keaglesborough Mine.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157344, 27/6/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Building 950 metres north-north-east of Norsworthy Bridge forming part of Keaglesborough Mine.
A short distance to the west of the northern end of dressing floor MDV66653 is a rectangular earthwork. The interior of the structure measures 4 metres by 3 metres and is denoted by a 2.0 metre wide rubble bank standing up to 0.4 metres high. A barbed wire fence cuts the western edge of this building (two posts).
Grass and brash cover. This structure has previously been identified as a stone hut circle. Given its position and appearance it is however much more likely to be associated with the adjacent stamping mill.

Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

05/05/1993 (SX 5735 7015) Potential hut circle was considered under the Monument Protection Programme but not recommended for scheduling, owing to poor survival.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1997, Tin Stamping Mills of Dartmoor after AD 1750, 6-8 (Article in Serial). SDV346020.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Feature is visible on the lidar data.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown.
SDV235066Plan - measured: Greeves, T. + Robinson, R.. 1985. Keaglesborough Tin Mine, Walkhampton SX573701. 1:500. Digital.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157344, 27/6/2002.
SDV346020Article in Serial: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1997. Tin Stamping Mills of Dartmoor after AD 1750. Dartmoor Magazine. 49. Paperback Volume. 6-8.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123359 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV35575Part of: Keaglesborough Mine (Monument)
MDV12844Related to: Dressing floor at Keaglesborough Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 13 2019 12:26PM