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HER Number:MDV63722
Name:Tin Streamwork north of Haytor Vale, Ilsington


Area of tin streamworks of several phases to the north of Haytor Vale


Grid Reference:SX 768 776
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/262

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STREAMWORKS (XI to XIX - 1100 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD31, Map 2 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

Openwork on north of Haytor Vale.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, Map 2 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Area of tin working on Haytor Down shown on map.

Passmore, A., 1996, Survey of an openwork on Haytor Down, 7-8 (Article in Serial). SDV292323.

A survey was undertaken in 1995 of circa 225 metres of openwork on 'Haytor Down' running north-north-west to south-south-east and representing three phases of tin extraction. It includes pre-openwork trial pits, openwork dating to before 1820 and post-openwork trial pits.

Richards, A., 2001, Openwork on Haytor Down (Personal Comment). SDV292322.

Grid reference given for the openwork in the Passmore article is SX76507780 although the location map positions it at the above Grid refernece following the line of a ditch shown on the Royal Commission overlay.

Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 16, Figure 7 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Small isolated streamworks in the River Lemon catchment.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Streamwork shown on survey.

English Heritage, 2005, Industrial Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV346396.

Area of tin streamwork shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV292322Personal Comment: Richards, A.. 2001. Openwork on Haytor Down.
SDV292323Article in Serial: Passmore, A.. 1996. Survey of an openwork on Haytor Down. Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group Newsletter. 10. 7-8.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. Map 2.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 16, Figure 7.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97408 ]
SDV359684Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features. HD31, Map 2.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV63725Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits north of Haytor Vale (Monument)
MDV63727Related to: Clapper Bridge carrying Trackway north of Haytor Vale, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV15724Related to: Deserted fields on Haytor Down (Monument)
MDV8068Related to: Haytor Granite Tramway, Haytor to Stover Canal (Monument)
MDV26623Related to: Prehistoric Parallel Reave System east of Smallacombe Rocks (Monument)
MDV63724Related to: Reservoir and Leat supplying the Tin Streamworks to the south (Monument)
MDV63726Related to: Trackway to south of the Haytor Granite Tramway, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Oct 28 2016 12:51PM