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HER Number:MDV45308
Name:TIN MILL in the Parish of Sheepstor


Vis=08/08/1992 (greeves).


Grid Reference:SX 568 672
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/444

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TIN MILL (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Site of stamping mill on open moorland immediately e of small quarry (sx56ne-402). Dry leats approach from w and se and lead into a sharply profiled leat embankment below which is a filled-in wheel pit. West of pit is the back bank or wall of a terraced dressing floor of an early 19th century tin stamping mill. The west end of tin 3 bank has been cut by the more recent quarry. Tin slimes visible in wheel pit. Tailrace continues below (n of) site. Possibly site of ringmore down mine (worksheet).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV268259.

Des=worksheet(greeves, t. )/(19/11/1992).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV268260.

Des=greeves, t. /dartmoor magazine/49/(winter 1997)6-8/tin stamping mills of dartmoor after ad 1750.

Greeves, T. A. P., Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV69961.

Vis=08/08/1992 (greeves).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV268259Migrated Record:
SDV268260Migrated Record:
SDV69961Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P..

Associated Monuments

MDV25077Related to: Quarry on Ringmoor Down, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2018 2:01PM