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HER Number:MDV102887
Name:Weir on Wray Brook to west of Pullabrook halt


Weir on Wray Brook circa 93 metres above confluence with River Bovey. Associated with Sheepwash marked on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Grid Reference:SX 791 800
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (Constructed, XIX - 1801 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

No weir is recorded on the 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map but it may be related to the Sheepwash that is marked in this location.

Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, HA1 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Visit date unrecorded. Stone weir and mill race with possible pool on eastern side recorded at SX 79179 80020. Concrete funnel point under inland from race allows water back into the Wray Brook. Absence of any building structure or wheel, timber axle or any signs of working water. Sketch made, map attached. Upstream area could be flooded. Photographed.

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

Weir marked on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62391 ]
SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. HA1.

Associated Monuments

MDV124597Related to: Lower Yeo Cottage, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV102888Related to: Sheepwash on Wray Brook to the north of Yeo Cottages, Bovey Tracey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2019 1:18PM