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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.

PROJECTS

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.

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View our interactive map of Dartmoor's Tinners' Huts (with photos).

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New project. Compilation of mixed data in an attempt to understand the Tinworking landscape. Photos, diagrams and LiDAR.

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Interactive map of Dartmoor's Tinners' Caches (with photos).

Note: Slow to start.

Data layers can be on or off: selections on top right corner.
Zoom: use control on top left.

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View an interactive GIS map of Dartmoor's tin mines.

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Survey project of the mining area south-east of Norsworthy Bridge, Burrator.

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ARTICLES

Written by Stephen Holley
(NB. click images for larger versions).

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Excerpt from Phil Newman's book, "The Dartmoor Tin industry - A Field Guide".

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Study & survey by M. Oates

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Extracted from: - 'Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge?' - Page 213-4 author Charles Knight - Encyclopaedias and dictionaries – 1839

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Extracted from – 'A Treatise on the Law of Mines & Minerals'. By William Bainbridge, F.G.S. 1856. Pages 556-74

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REPORTS

Minutes Of Evidence Taken Before The Commission Appointed To Inquire Into The Condition Of Mines In Great Britain - 1863

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