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HER Number:MDV54487
Name:Tinner's Hut on Hew Down, Gidleigh


Remains of a tinner's hut on the bank of Hugh Lake.


Grid Reference:SX 637 860
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of medieval or later streamworks along the North Teign River and Hugh Lake

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX68NW47
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/41
  • Pastscape: 903542

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monument Record, 2015, Pastscape, 903542 (Website). SDV357603.

Remains of a medieval or later tinner's hut situated within an area of streamworks on the right bank of Hugh Lake tributary. The structure measures 3.2 metres by 1.9 metres and is enclosed by coursed boulder walls up to 0.6 metres high. A possible entrance lies in the north-west wall near the north corner. The interior is obscured by rubble and no other features are visible. NMR No. SX68NW47. Record last updated: 2008.

Oates, M., 24/05/2006, Tinner's Hut (Worksheet). SDV357689.

Overgrown tinner's hut located on the bank of Hugh Lake. The walls are 0.7 metres thick and 0.8 metres high. Probable entrance facing the stream.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV357603Website: National Monument Record. 2015. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 903542. [Mapped feature: #34340 ]
SDV357689Worksheet: Oates, M.. 24/05/2006. Tinner's Hut. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV27702Related to: Streamworks along the North Teign River and Hugh Lake (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 27 2016 10:47AM