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HER Number:MDV66654
Name:Mine building at Keaglesborough Mine

Summary

Building 950 metres north-north-east of Norsworthy Bridge forming part of Keaglesborough Mine. This structure has previously been identified as a stone hut circle. Given its position and appearance it is however much more likely to be associated with the adjacent stamping mill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 573 701
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/195/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236787.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157344, 27/6/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Building 950 metres north-north-east of Norsworthy Bridge forming part of Keaglesborough Mine.
A short distance to the west of the northern end of dressing floor xx is a rectangular earthwork. The interior of the structure measures 4 metres by 3 metres and is denoted by a 2 metre wide rubble bank standing up to 0.4 metres high. A barbed wire fence cuts the western edge of this building (two posts). Grass and brash. This structure has previously been identified as a stone hut circle. Given its position and appearance it is however much more likely to be associated with the adjacent stamping mill.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV236787Migrated Record:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157344, 27/6/2002.

Associated Monuments

MDV35575Part of: Keaglesborough Mine (Monument)
MDV66653Related to: DRESSING FLOOR in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV35577Related to: HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2018 9:13AM