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Erme Ingot Site
Location  

Place Name : Erme Estuary, S. Devon

Lat / Long : 50 ° 18 ' 6 '' North - 3 ° 57' 24'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
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Postition
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War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : An area within 100m radius of position 50 18.15' N., 03 57.41' W. excluding any part of that area which lies above the high-water mark of ordinary spring tides. Chart affected: 1613. This site is a designated Historic Wreck under the Protection of Wrecks Act, 1973
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While investigating the designated post-medieval site (see 34 above), a number of crude tin ingots were discovered. On further investigation, more ingots were found and subsequently raised. A nearby timber was radiocarbon dated but not thought to be contemporary with the ingots.
ADU designation: November 26, 1993; 1993 No. 3; 1993/2895.
ADU licences: 1994 survey.

References :
McDonald, K., 1993, Devon's Bronze-Age tin. Diver 38.10: 26-8.
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