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HER Number:MDV63090
Name:MINE in the Parish of Walkhampton


Tin mine within the newleycombe valley consisting of a series of lode-back pits (gerrard).


Grid Reference:SX 600 700
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

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/458
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1899 AD? (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236278.

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

SDV236278Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV62525Related to: Nun's Cross tunnel (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2018 4:28PM