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HER Number:MDV51522
Name:'Iron Bridge' aqueduct, Raddick Hill

Summary

Aqueduct known as the 'Iron Bridge', which carries the Devonport Leat over the River Meavy at Raddick Hill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 573 713
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/356

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • AQUEDUCT (Modern - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880 - 1899, Untitled Source (Cartographic)

'Aqueduct' marked on late 19th century historic map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map (Cartographic)

'Aqueduct' depicted on the early 20th century historic mapping.


Trueman, M., 2000, Water and Sewage Step 3 Assessment (Report - non-specific)

Cascade and aqueduct. Channel cascades steeply down Raddick Hill to aqueduct over River Meavy. Aqueduct has original granite piers that carry the water in an iron trough (previously a wooden one). Flood control scheme and spillway at eastern end. To the west a pipeline feeds water into leat from Hart Tor Brook.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic)

Aqueduct depicted on the modern mapping. Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - non-specific: Trueman, M.. 2000. Water and Sewage Step 3 Assessment. English Heritage Monuments Protection Programme Step 3 Report. Unknown.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)
MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)
MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)
MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2011 2:00PM