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HER Number:MDV6702
Name:TIN MILL in the Parish of Chagford

Summary

Supposed site of blowing house at ridge ley. Possible site of smelting house near the ruined ridge ley farmhouse. Two small troughs here are probably mould stones capable of producing ingots of 162.4kg and 97.1kg respectively (worth,1940). Only one stone was seen but the measurements of both make their status suspect (greeves).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 681 837
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of Ridgeleigh deserted medieval or post medieval farmstead including ruined longhouse and surrounding field system, Chagford

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/115

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244627.

Worth, r. H. /tda/70(1938)453-4/dartmoor blowing houses.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244628.

Worth, r. H. /tda/72(1940)213-4/the dartmoor blowing house.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244629.

Osa=sx68se65.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244630.

Des=greeves, t. /list of doubtful devon tin mills c.1450-c.1750/(1981)no.43 (in smr).


Greeves, T. A. P., Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV69961.

Supposed site of blowing house at ridge ley. Possible site of smelting house near the ruined ridge ley farmhouse. Two small troughs here are probably mould stones capable of producing ingots of 162.4kg and 97.1kg respectively (worth,1940). Only one stone was seen but the measurements of both make their status suspect (greeves).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV244627Migrated Record:
SDV244628Migrated Record:
SDV244629Migrated Record:
SDV244630Migrated Record:
SDV69961Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P..

Associated Monuments

MDV20918Related to: Ridgeleigh Farmstead, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2016 12:19PM