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HER Number:MDV66516
Name:Circular Earthwork on west side of Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Summary

Circular earthwork of unknown function or date on the west side of Wheal Katherine Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 606 683
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/213/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 34468
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EARTHWORK (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157293 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 15th May 2002. Circular earthwork 360 metres west of Plym Ford, forming part of Wheal Katherine Tin Mine. Structure with a 2.4 metres wide bank standing up to 1.1 metres high which forms a crescent with an internal diameter of 8 metres. It looks like the bank found surrounding some whim platforms, but may represent a windbreak.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 4 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Not shown on plan of Wheal Kaherine.


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

Small circular feature visible on aerial photograph.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1021056 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Feature within the Scheduled area for Wheal Katherine Tin Mine.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157293.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #98208 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 4.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1021056.

Associated Monuments

MDV61849Related to: Wheal Katherine Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2016 3:24PM