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HER Number:MDV28270
Name:Streamworks to north of Wigford Down, Meavy

Summary

Visible on the aerial photographs, this consists of a east-west aligned area of working that runs from the southern side of Catstor Down westwards to Shadycombe Cottage.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 538 656
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/122

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STREAMWORKS (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/106G/UK/1190, 3235-3242 (Aerial Photograph). SDV340833.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

East-west band of streamworking visible on the 1946 aerial photograph and recorded on map overlay. Map object based on this source.


Greeves, T. A. P., 1990, An Assessment of Dartmoor Tin Working, 26 (Report - Assessment). SDV343684.

Greenwell Gert/Catstor Down. The great bulk of this impressive working survives, complete with leat systems and reservoirs on Wigford Down. Important lowland example.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Partially depicted on the modern mapping. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/106G/UK/1190. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3235-3242.
  • Report - Assessment: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1990. An Assessment of Dartmoor Tin Working. Unknown. 26.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV28271Related to: Leats on Wigford Down (Monument)
MDV2219Related to: Parallel reave system on Wigford Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 15 2017 12:49PM