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HER Number:MDV102762
Name:Weir 650 metres east of Whiteworks

Summary

One of a pair of weirs east of Whiteworks depicted on the historic mapping which fed the Wheal Emma Copper Mine Leat. Not shown on the modern mapping.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 622 709
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age settlements north-west of Fox Tor Farm, as well as medieval or later streamworking, open cuts and tinners' buildings

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 1910 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

"Weir" is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


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

"Weir" is depicted on the early 20th century historic map.


Exeter Archaeology, 2005, An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report, Appendix 2: Ex. Arch No. 39 (Report - Survey). SDV356906.

Weir on River Swincombe which fed the Wheal Emma Copper Mine Leat.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62258 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV356906Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital. Appendix 2: Ex. Arch No. 39.

Associated Monuments

MDV79358Related to: Tinner's building north of the River Swincombe (Building)
MDV102761Related to: Weir 650 metres east of Whiteworks (Monument)
MDV6268Related to: Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6538 - Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment

Date Last Edited:Sep 26 2016 4:10PM