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HER Number:MDV63083
Name:BUDDLE in the Parish of Shaugh Prior, Sheepstor


After crushing, the tin, from the ore of alluvial + eluvial deposits, was separated using flowing water in a sloping box called a buddle. Evidence of a clearly defined hollow survives at the tin mill site at langcombe (gerrard).


Grid Reference:SX 603 672
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictSouth Hams
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/214/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUDDLE (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151676.

Des=gerrard,s. /the early south-western tin industry: an archaeological view/in newman,p.(ed)/the archaeology of mining + metallurgy in south west britain/(1996)67-83/(mining history:bulletin pdmhs, vol 13 no 2).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151676Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV5099Related to: Plym Steps Blowing House above Langcombe, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 14 2018 12:44PM