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HER Number:MDV54614
Name:Trial pits west of Statt's Bridge

Summary

Vis=6/11/1992 (rchme) centred sx66698044. A random cluster of tin pits in open moorland 80m ssw of statts bridge. The pits, on average 3.5m wide and 0.7m deep possess crescentic spoil heaps on their e and ne sides.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 666 804
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of an area of post-medieval or earlier tin working trial pits west of Statt's Bridge

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/191
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV257987.

Vis=6/11/1992 (rchme) centred sx66698044. A random cluster of tin pits in open moorland 80m ssw of statts bridge. The pits, on average 3.5m wide and 0.7m deep possess crescentic spoil heaps on their e and ne sides.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257989.

Nmr=sx68se210.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV257990.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(6/11/1992)/rchme field investigation.


National Monuments Record, 2010, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV214864.

Two further pits lie 100m to the s at sx66718032 (probert).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV257987Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV257989Migrated Record:
SDV257990Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV27834Related to: Tin pits 80 metres south-south-west of Statt's Bridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 9 2016 12:31PM