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HER Number:MDV54352
Name:Streamworks on Beardown Hill

Summary

Area of streamworking, on both banks of Beardown Brook. A series of parallel banks of upcast stone and gravel are visible along the stream bed and within the streamwork area are two tinner's caches and a tinner's hut.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 597 775
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/138

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

English Heritage, 2005, Industrial Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV346396.

(Survey date: 8/8/1988) Centred at SX59657745 are approximately 4 hectares of streamworking, on both banks of Beardown Brook. A series of parallel banks of upcast stone and gravel are visible along the stream bed from SX59507733 to SX60077789. Within the streamwork area are two tinner's caches and a tinner's hut.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94848 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV62521Related to: Leat on Beardown Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV105668Related to: Streamworks north of Beardown Tor (Monument)
MDV54354Related to: Tinners cache in area of streamworking on Beardown Hill (Monument)
MDV54355Related to: Tinners cache in area of streamworking on Beardown Hill (Monument)
MDV54353Related to: Tinners hut in area of streamworking on Beardown Hill (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Dec 16 2013 11:01AM