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HER Number:MDV102810
Name:Weir on Blackaton Brook

Summary

Historic maps indicate that there used to be a weir on the Blackaton Brook at SX67059128. The rivers course appears to have altered over the years and any remains of the weir are probably located in the field now.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 670 912
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

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.


Ordnance Survey, 1950-1954, Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV350147.

"Weir" is depicted on the 1950s historic map.


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

Weir is not marked on the modern mapping but when compared with the historic mapping, the course of the river appears to have altered over the years, probably resulting in the weir now being located in the field to the north of Blackaton Brook.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV350147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1950-1954. Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV124241Related to: Froggy Mill Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 3 2018 9:56AM