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by Phil Newman
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The Dartmoor tin industry declined in importance during the early 18th century and had fallen to nothing by 1730. The Dartmoor Tin Industry: a field guide. Newton Abbot: Chercombe Press.
Phil Newman (author). A brief section describes Dartmoor's geological shape. Then its prehistoric settlement, Romano-British organisation, medieval character and early tin industry are described in turn. Subsidiary industries (peat, gunpowder mills, ice works and tramways) and the moor's use for military training bring the narrative up to the present
Phil Newman is a former Investigator in the English Heritage Archaeology Survey Team
Phil Newman is a former Investigator in the English Heritage Archaeology Survey Team. Customers who bought this item also bought. This guide is a much needed replacement for Jeremy Butler's five volumes of "Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities" which appear to have become out of print almost as fast as they were published at varying times in the 1990's. Like Butler, this guide is full of maps and diagrams, including a number of fold out pages, so you don't loose the centre of the map in the gutter of the book. Unlike Butler It is also is full of colour photos throughout the text, of a good quality.
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The role of tin mining in the society of prehistoric Dartmoor and its impact on the local landscape have long been discussed .
The role of tin mining in the society of prehistoric Dartmoor and its impact on the local landscape have long been discussed despite equivocal evidence for prehistoric mine sites. A fluvial geomorphological approach, using floodplain stratigraphy, combined with sediment geochemistry and mineralogy, was employed to identify prehistoric tin mining at the catchment scale. Waste sediment, released during hydraulic mining of alluvial tin deposits, caused downstream floodplain aggradation of sands with a diagnostic signature of elevated Sn concentration within the silt fraction
By the 1780s Vitifer was being operated by the Dartmoor Mining and Smelting Company, and in 1796 it was said to be. .The Dartmoor Tin Industry - A Field Guide.
By the 1780s Vitifer was being operated by the Dartmoor Mining and Smelting Company, and in 1796 it was said to be employing 40 men. A few years later it was reported that the mine had a 36 ft (11 m) water wheel for pumping water out of the mine, and it had a half-mile long adit that had taken nearly four years to drive up the valley .
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