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HER Number:MDV54354
Name:Tinners cache in area of streamworking on Beardown Hill

Summary

A tinner's cache on the south margin of extensive streamworks centred on Beardown Brook.

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/140

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS CACHE (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) A tinner's cache on the south margin of extensive streamworks centred on Beardown Brook. The structure remains to a maximum height of 1 metre, the south and eastern walls comprised of coursed stones with upright slabs on the north. Internally the cache measures 2.0 metres east-west by 1.5 metres north-south. An entrance in the western side is marked by two upright slabs 0.7 metres apart. Roofing slabs 0.25 metres thick have collapsed and now block the interior.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94850 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV54352Related to: Streamworks 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 10 2013 2:31PM