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HER Number:MDV59568
Name:Field names indicative of tin-mining north of Hoo Meavy


Field names from the Tithe Map indicate the possibility of tin-mining in this area. A possible mound and potential structures also depicted on the map (see related records).


Grid Reference:SX 529 659
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/207

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD NAME (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

The fields numbered 628, 630 and 631 are named as 'Under Tin park or Barrow Park', 'Higher Tin Park' and 'Middle Tin Park' respectively. 628 is the mostly westerly field, 630 lies directly to its east and 631 adjoins 630 to the south. Waste areas and plantations are also recorded in these fields.

Exeter Archaeology, 1996, Archaeological assessment of South West Water Burrator to Crownhill water main upgrade, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV273792.

Field name "Under Tin Park or Barrow Park" is suggestive of mounds associated with tin-mining.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Outline of these fields has not changed since the Tithe Map depiction.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273792Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1996. Archaeological assessment of South West Water Burrator to Crownhill water main upgrade. Exeter Archaeology. 96.56. A4 Stapled. 5.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96441 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV59567Related to: Possible mill leat at Hoo Meavy (Monument)
MDV107514Related to: Possible tin mine north of Hoo Meavy (Monument)
MDV107515Related to: Spoil heap in field north of Hoo Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 3 2017 2:24PM