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HER Number:MDV102883
Name:Weir 630 metres north-east of Meldon Reservoir


Modern weir on Red-a-Ven Brook, north of Meldon Reservoir. Weir is depicted on the 1950s maps but not shown on older historic maps of the area.


Grid Reference:SX 569 917
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XX - 1906 AD? to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Weir is depicted on 1950s historic map.

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

Weir is depicted on the modern mapping but is not shown on historic maps dating from the late 19th century - 1940s.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62387 ]
SDV350147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1950-1954. Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV120314Related to: Adit at Black Down Mine, Red-a-ven Brook (Monument)
MDV120313Related to: Mine shafts at Black Down on the Red-a-ven Brook (Monument)
MDV120315Related to: Ruined building at Black Down Mine, Red-a-ven Brook (Building)
MDV102880Related to: Weir 440 metres south-east of Meldon Viaduct (Monument)
MDV120312Related to: Wheelpit at Black Down Mine, Red-a-ven Brook (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2017 10:52AM