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HER Number:MDV102861
Name:Pair of weirs south-west of Huckworthy Bridge


Pair of weirs downstream of Huckworthy, positioned at the confluence of the Black Brook with the River Walkham. Depicted on the late 19th century historic map, but may be older.


Grid Reference:SX 527 702
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHorrabridge
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XIX to XXI - 1880 AD to 2012 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 (and also on the early 20th century version).

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 depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

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). [Mapped features: #62363 ; #62364 ]
SDV350147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1950-1954. Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3604Related to: Huckworthy Bridge (Monument)
MDV25912Related to: Mill leat from River Walkham to Phoenix Mill, Horrabridge (Monument)
MDV102610Related to: Weir at head of leat to Huckworthy Mill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV102859Related to: Weir north-west of Knowle Down (Monument)
MDV102860Related to: Weir west of Knowle Down (Monument)
MDV5550Related to: Wheal George Copper Mine, Huckworthy Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2014 12:04PM