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HER Number:MDV66510
Name:Streamworks at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Summary

Streamworks on the north side of the track at the 19th century Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 600 682
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/216/35
  • Old SAM Ref: 34467

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STREAMWORKS (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157283 + 157268 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th May 2002. Openwork 300 metres south of Eylesbarrow, forming part of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine. Openwork up to 3 metres deep with the bottom covered in earthwork dumps. Most of these dumps lie in the southern part. Grass, heather and rushes.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, 5, figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Streamworks from Medieval activity are very extensive in the Upper Plym valley. Many prospecting pits are associated with the steamworks.


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


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

Area of open streamwork outlined on survey.


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

Feature visible on aerial photograph.


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


National Monument Record, 2014, Pastscape, 1300505 (Website). SDV355682.

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 157283 + 157268.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #98201 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. 5, figure 2.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1300505.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1021055.

Associated Monuments

MDV3330Related to: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV24841Related to: Trial Pits at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (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 1:44PM