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HER Number:MDV68890
Name:Tinners' building at Spriddle Lake

Summary

A ruined tinners' hut on the left bank of Spriddle Lake. Three walls remain and the south-western side is open.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 796
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and walling remains of streamworking and tinners buildings associated with the post-medieval Wheal Prosper Tin Mine on Langstone Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 NE 83
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/181
  • Pastscape: 1064772
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman, P., 2004, Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey, 30/11/2004 (Report - Survey). SDV346874.

Merrivale Range Baseline Survey visit. As described in 1994.


Horner, B., 2004, Tinners' hut at Spriddle Lake (Correspondence). SDV279141.

Site of 'tinners hut' shown on modern maps as a small rectangular building.


Radcliffe, W., 2004, Tinners' hut at Spriddle Lake (Correspondence). SDV279142.

Tinners hut appears to be slightly east of the above grid reference at the reference given by Greeves for a chambered cairn (MDV68891?).


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361635.

A ruined tinners' hut on the left bank of Spriddle Lake. Three walls remain and the south-western side is open.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 1994 data (Website). SDV360651.

SX 57677966. The ruinous remains of a small tinners hut situated in streamworking debris (Monument HOB UID 1064674) on the left bank of a stream known as Spriddle Lake, some 400 metres north-east of Wheal Prosper (SX 57 NE 48). The three-sided structure, open to the south-west, measures 3.0 metres (north-east by south-west) by 1.9 metres internally and is formed of coursed boulder and slab walls surviving to a maximum height of 0.35 metres. The interior is largely obscured by wall tumble (citing Probert, S. A. J., 03/08/1994).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV279141Correspondence: Horner, B.. 2004. Tinners' hut at Spriddle Lake. Email. Digital.
SDV279142Correspondence: Radcliffe, W.. 2004. Tinners' hut at Spriddle Lake. Email. Digital.
SDV346874Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2004. Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown. 30/11/2004.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1994 data.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112909 ]
SDV361635Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2018 12:44PM