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OASIS ID:southwest2-361610
Title:An Archaeological Earthwork Survey of Tinworks along the River Mardle, Dartmoor National Park Devon
Originator:Newman, P.
Summary:An account is given of emergency survey and recording of tinworks in the Mardle valley on southeast Dartmoor in advance of flood management works. The catchment of the river, and its tributary Snowdon Brook, was investigated, with particular focus on the archaeological earthwork evidence of early tinworkings including streamworks, openworks, and pit works as well as aspects of the tinners’ management of the water resources.

Associated Monuments (10)

MDV128532Clusters of tin pits around Mardle Head, Holne & Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV126037Clusters of tin pits on the eastern slopes of Snowdon Brook, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV126038Hut circle 150 metres west of Chalk Ford, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV126040Openwork on the east flank of Snowdon, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV5296Ringleshutes Tin Mine, Holne (Monument)
MDV24735Streamworks along the River Mardle at Chalk Ford, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV24698Streamworks at the head of the River Mardle, Holne (Monument)
MDV129720Tinners' reservoir north-east of cairn on Ryder's Hill (Monument)
MDV128878Tinworking remains on the eastern flank of Holne Lee and two Barrows Hill (Monument)
MDV126039Tinworks along the Snowdon Brook, Buckfastleigh (Monument)