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HER Number:MDV69495
Name:Grimstone Head Weir, Peter Tavy


Weir at the head of the Grimstone and Sortridge leat.


Grid Reference:SX 552 773
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Northern section of the leat that served the medieval manor houses of Grimstone and Sortridge

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/177/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor stone circle and its prehistoric environs: survey report, Fig. 2 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Named as Wheal Fortune Leat on Newman's plan of Langstone Moor (Fig. 2).

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Grimstone Head Weir marked on modern Ordnance Survey mapping, on Langstone Moor. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor stone circle and its prehistoric environs: survey report. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Stapled + Digital. Fig. 2.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV25907Related to: Grimstone and Sortridge Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2016 1:51PM