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HER Number:MDV57418
Name:Tinners' cache south-west of Great Mis Tor

Summary

Cache attached to linear boundary south-west of Great Mis Tor. Its interior is defined by 12 carefully placed large flat slabs standing up to 0.9 metres high. The doorway faces west-south-west and is 0.4 metres wide. May have been used for the storage of tin or tools and may have built by the tinners' from the nearby blowing mills.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 553 766
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/163
  • Old SAM Ref: 28788(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 143936, 16/11/1994 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Cache is attached to the linear boundary (MDV57416) and its interior which is defined by 12 carefully placed large flat slabs standing up to 0.9 metres high, measures 2 metres by 1.1 metres. The doorway faces west-south-west and is 0.4 metres wide.
May have been used for the storage of tin or tools and may have built by the tinners' from the nearby blowing mills.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 79; fig 30 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 79; fig 30.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 143936, 16/11/1994. [Mapped feature: #36399 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV57416Related to: Bank (Monument)
MDV57417Related to: Tinners' cache south-west of Great Mis Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 26 2016 9:37AM