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HER Number:MDV6287
Name:Caunter Tin Mine; part of Whiteworks


Caunter, tin-mine. Part of whiteworks, princetown.


Grid Reference:SX 612 710
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive earthwork and structural remains of the late 18th century Devonport Leat, Bronze Age features north-east of Nun’s Cross, Whiteworks Tin Mine and other tinning remains on Walkhampton Common as well as earthworks of Bachelors Hall Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/45/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1899 AD? (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237457.

Caunter, tin-mine. Part of whiteworks, princetown. Visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237458.

Ramsden, j. V. /tda/84(1952)91 fig.1/notes on the mines of devonshire.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV237459.

Aph=nmr sx6170/1/173(19/5/1977).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237460.

Des=plan(1:2500)by rchm circa 1989/in parish file.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV237457Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV237458Migrated Record:
SDV237459Aerial Photograph:
SDV237460Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV123176Parent of: Ruined building at Whiteworks (Building)
MDV26002Parent of: Ruined building at Whiteworks (Building)
MDV123177Parent of: Ruined buildings at Whiteworks (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2018 10:37AM