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HER Number:MDV63721
Name:Mortarstone at Widecombe-in-the-Moor


A triple mortarstone at North Hall is built into the wall of a shippon at floor level by the door.


Grid Reference:SX 718 769
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/84/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1953, Dartmoor, pg 310 (Monograph). SDV231148.

Mortar-stone built into the wall of linhay adjoining North Hall. It has three basin-shaped hollows on each side, these shallower on one side. Similar to mortar-stone in adjacent garden of the Post Office (MDV7472).

Greeves, T. A. P., 1996, A Tin Mill in Widecombe Village, pg 8-9 (Article in Serial). SDV308095.

A triple mortarstone at 'North Hall' is built into the wall of a shippon at floor level by the door.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231148Monograph: Worth, R. H.. 1953. Dartmoor. Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. pg 310.
SDV308095Article in Serial: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1996. A Tin Mill in Widecombe Village. Dartmoor Tin Working Research Group Newsletter. 11. Unknown. pg 8-9.

Associated Monuments

MDV7472Related to: Site of Tin Mill, Widecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2829 - MORTAR STONE (Unknown date)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 3 2012 2:49PM