The DTRG's work and research material is extensive (see our newsletters).
Select the appropriate area of work, below, for links to various topics and web-site documents.
The Brimpts Tin Mine sett near Postbridge represent a major project for the DTRG which maintains the sites and trails between mining sites. Due to Covid-19 the South Mine is currently closed.
View our interactive map of Dartmoor's Tinners' Huts (with photos).
Compilation of mixed data in an attempt to understand the Tinworking landscape. Map, diagrams, photos and LiDAR.
Interactive map of Dartmoor's Tinners' Caches (with photos).
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Data layers can be on or off: selections on top right corner.
Zoom: use control on top left.
View an interactive GIS map of Dartmoor's tin mines.
Survey project of the mining area south-east of Norsworthy Bridge, Burrator.
Articles by Stephen Holley (illustrated)
Written by Stephen Holley
(NB. click images for larger versions).
Wheal Chance & Nuns: A Napoleonic Venture in the Newleycombe Valley
By Tom Greeves
Excerpt from Phil Newman's book, "The Dartmoor Tin industry - A Field Guide".
Study & survey by M. Oates
Extracted from: - 'Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge?' - Page 213-4 author Charles Knight - Encyclopaedias and dictionaries – 1839
Extracted from – 'A Treatise on the Law of Mines & Minerals'. By William Bainbridge, F.G.S. 1856. Pages 556-74
Minutes Of Evidence Taken Before The Commission Appointed To Inquire Into The Condition Of Mines In Great Britain - 1863
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