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HER Number:MDV52428
Name:PIT in the Parish of Walkhampton

Summary

Vis=25/5/1993 (gerrard) two prospecting pits lie immediately w of the encircled cairn. They each consist of a sub-rectangular pit measuring 3m by 1.8m by 0.7m deep, with an associated crescent shaped bank standing up to 0.3m high lying immediately to the n. These pits were excavated by tinners searching for tin ore and others within the vicinity probably belong to the same phase of exploration (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 692
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/569
  • Old SAM Ref: 24084

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=25/5/1993 (gerrard) two prospecting pits lie immediately w of the encircled cairn. They each consist of a sub-rectangular pit measuring 3m by 1.8m by 0.7m deep, with an associated crescent shaped bank standing up to 0.3m high lying immediately to the n. These pits were excavated by tinners searching for tin ore and others within the vicinity probably belong to the same phase of exploration (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232224.

Des=mpp/130922.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232225.

Osa=sx56ne29.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232226.

Des=gerrard, g. A. M. /the archaeology of the early cornish tin industry/(1986)254/unpublished phd thesis (university of wales).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV232224Migrated Record:
SDV232225Migrated Record:
SDV232226Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV3502Related to: Down Tor Stone Row, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Jun 10 2019 1:24PM