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HER Number:MDV49050
Name:Water wheel, Wigford Down

Summary

Wheel is depicted on the early 20th century historic map, to the south of the Wigford Down China Clay Works.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 553 648
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/452

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER WHEEL (Constructed, XIX to XX - 1889 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Water Wheel' indicated on the early 20th century historic map, but not on more recent versions.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Earthwork visible on the aerial photograph may be the remains of the wheel/wheel pit.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #113809 ]
  • Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV48959Related to: Wigford Down China Clay Works (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 22 2018 10:52AM