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HER Number:MDV71084
Name:BUILDING in the Parish of Hennock


Site of a small ruined building


Grid Reference:SX 824 815
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHennock
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of Great Rock Mine, Hennock, which was worked consistently for micaceous haematite from the later 19th century through to 1969

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a small rectangular building shown on the north side of the field boundary on OS 25" (1880s + 1905) maps. Other details: Also on OS 1905 map.

Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV281233.

Remains of a building c7m x 3m noted during fieldwork by Exeter Archaeology in 2002 against the hedgebank. Three walls survive to c1.2m high with fragments of mortared rubble & red roof tiles in the vicinity.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV281233Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2002. Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main. Exeter Archaeology Report. 02.78. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25". OS 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV119130Related to: Twizzle Tree Cottage (mine bungalow at Great Rock Mine), Hennock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV131 - Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main (Dartmoor section)

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2023 1:53PM