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HER Number:MDV7742
Name:BUILDING in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


Ruined hut.


Grid Reference:SX 602 790
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/104

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS HUT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

HAYNES, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137758.

Vis=3/8/1968 (haynes) a one-room dry stone building marked on 2.5" os map. The building has been dug in to a tinners heap and was probably a miners shelter. Single fireplace and chimney opposite the door. No leat or wheelpit.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=30/10/1979 (os) within an area of tin streaming is the scant remains of a probable tinners' hut as described by lemessurier. The turf covered walls are constructed of large rubble, 1.0m wide and up to 1.3m high with an east facing entrance.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV267813.

Ruined hut.

HEIG 0.9M, THIC MEAN 0.75M, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV267815.

Vis=2/7/1975 (le messurier) stone from walls tumbled in. Fireplace probably on west side. Walls banked up on outside. Must have been a considerable hut as there is a great deal of stone lying about. Building(leng 4.1m, widt 2.4m), walls(heig 0.9m, thic mean 0.75m).

NMR, CITING RILEY, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV267817.

Vis=23/9/1994 (rchme) as above. The w + s walls are revetments of coursed granite blocks, 1m wide, 1.3m high (internal) built into the side of a tin-streaming spoilheap; the n + e walls, 0.8m wide and 0.9m high (internal) are free-standing (nmr, citing riley).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV267818.

Des=le messurier, b. /worksheet/(2/7/1975).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV267819.

Le messurier, b. /post prehistoric structures in central north dartmoor (ms)/(1978).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV267820.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV267821.

Des=haynes, r. G. /ruined sites on dartmoor/(nd)28,plan/ms in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV267822.

Le messurier, b. /tda/111(1979)69.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV267823.

Des=riley, h. M. /(23.9.1994). Rchme field investigation.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137758Migrated Record: HAYNES.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV267813Migrated Record:
SDV267815Report - Survey: HEIG 0.9M, THIC MEAN 0.75M.
SDV267817Report - Survey: NMR, CITING RILEY.
SDV267818Migrated Record:
SDV267819Migrated Record:
SDV267820Migrated Record:
SDV267821Migrated Record:
SDV267822Migrated Record:
SDV267823Migrated Record:

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 1:25PM