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HER Number:MDV5098
Name:TIN MILL in the Parish of Sheepstor

Summary

Blowing house. Right bank of the river plym, above langcombe. Leat still traceable. Broken remains of a mortar found. Internal dimensions of building 5.2m by 3m. Thickness of walls 838mm (worth).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 604 674
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/22

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TIN MILL (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

NMR CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV252783.

Vis=6/9/1978 (os) blowing house built into the foot of a low bluff on top of which are traces of the associated leat. Structure is in poor condition, much tumbled and overgrown; se end is open and a 1m wide entrance exits midway along the sw side. Internally it measures 6m by 3m, with walling 0.8m thick and 0.8m-1.7m high. No wheelpit or furnace can be seen, and the broken mortar referred to by worth is not visible (nmr citing os).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252784.

Not visible (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252787.

Worth, r. H. /tda/72(1940)222/the dartmoor blowing house.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252788.

Osa=sx66nw13.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252789.

Des=greeves, t. /list of known devon tin mills c.1450-c.1750/(1981)no.34 (in smr).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252790.

Greeves, t. /an assessment of dartmoor tin working/(1990)41/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252791.

Des=bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)23,2/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252792.

Des=greeves, t. /dtrg newsletter/4(jan 1993)2/new mortarstone exposed at mill.


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Blowing house. Right bank of the river plym, above langcombe. Leat still traceable. Broken remains of a mortar found. Internal dimensions of building 5.2m by 3m. Thickness of walls 838mm (worth).


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

Vis=7/6/1950 (os) this antiquity is in a ruinous condition. The broken mortar stone containing two mortars was found inside the building. Stamping mill (undocumented). Field evidence (greeves).


Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

'lower hartor tor' tinners mill on the river plym (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV252783Report - Survey: NMR CITING OS.
SDV252784Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV252787Migrated Record:
SDV252788Migrated Record:
SDV252789Migrated Record:
SDV252790Migrated Record:
SDV252791Migrated Record:
SDV252792Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.
SDV69961Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P..

Associated Monuments

MDV5099Related to: Plym Steps Blowing House above Langcombe, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 14 2018 12:45PM