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HER Number:MDV66509
Name:Wall north of Engine Shaft at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Summary

Wall north of Engine Shaft number 19 forming part of the 19th century Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 600 683
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/216/34
  • Old SAM Ref: 34467

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157282 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th May 2002. Structure 290 metres south-south-east of Eylesbarrow, forming part of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine. At northern end of north to south gully associated with Shaft 19 Is a 2 metre long drystone wall standing 0.7 metres high. The largest stone in this wall has a 9 centimetre diameter and 10 ccentimetre deep circular hole cut into its lower face. The interior of this hole is smooth. A further length of wall leads from the west end towards the dump from Shaft 19, which it merges into. A length of the wall has been destroyed by the adjacent track.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Feature not identifiable on survey plan.


Newman, P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 2 (Article in Serial). SDV231130.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Feature not identifiable on aerial photograph.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1021055 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Site within the scheduled area of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231130Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 57. Paperback Volume. Figure 2.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157282.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 2.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1021055.

Associated Monuments

MDV3330Part of: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66468Related to: Mine Shaft 18 at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66469Related to: Mine Shaft 19 at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV67941Related to: Track from Eylebarrow Tin Mine towards Nun's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Aug 1 2014 1:46PM