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HER Number:MDV48786
Name:Tin Hill, Cleave

Summary

Field named 'Tin Hill' between Cleave Mine and South Tamar Mine, suggesting further mine workings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 436 647
Map Sheet:SX46SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46SW/502/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SPOIL HEAP (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1842, Bere Ferrers (Cartographic). SDV344147.

"Tin Hill" recorded on Bere Ferrers Tithe Map. Other details: Plot 1460.


Rippon, S. + Claughton, P. + Smart, C., 2009, Mining in a Medieval Landscape: The Royal Silver Mines of the Tamar Valley, 77-8 (Monograph). SDV344097.

South from Cleave Wood to the river Tamar, at what was known as South Tamar Consols in the 1850s, the pattern of mineralisation takes the workable lead/silver deposits deeper in the strata, forcing mining under the river. Other details: Figure 4.3.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #93304 ]
SDV344097Monograph: Rippon, S. + Claughton, P. + Smart, C.. 2009. Mining in a Medieval Landscape: The Royal Silver Mines of the Tamar Valley. Mining in a Medieval Landscape: The Royal Silver Mines of the Tamar Valley. Paperback Volume. 77-8.
SDV344147Cartographic: Unknown. 1842. Bere Ferrers. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV41527Related to: Cleave or Ware Mine (Monument)
MDV76224Related to: Possible Mine Workings near Cleave (Monument)
MDV5493Related to: South Tamar Silver and Lead Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 23 2017 10:31AM