Erme Ingot Site Conservation Statement and Management Plan

By Tom Cousins

A conservation and management plan for a submerged archaeological site on the Erme Estuary, South Devon, comprising a concentration of tin ingots and prehistoric timbers thought to be from an earlier forest. The site is designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973.

Tom Cousins of Bournemouth University prepared this report on behalf of Historic England, incorporating comments from the South West Maritime Archaeology Group.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Understanding the Erme Ingot site
  • Assessment of Significance
  • Issues and Vulnerability
  • Conservation Management Policies
  • Forward Plan
  • Implementation
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix 1: Site location
  • Appendix 2: Site plan
  • Appendix 3: Manorial Rights of Wreck

Additional Information

  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 41


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