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HER Number:MDV119810
Name:Aqueduct leading to the Wheel Pit at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy

Summary

Aqueduct leading from the River Plym to the wheel pit at the Ferro Ceramic Mine to north-east of Shaugh Bridge is shown on 19th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 534 637
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • AQUEDUCT (XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

'Aqueduct' shown on 19th century map at the Ferro Ceramic Mine to the north-east of Shaugh Bridge curving to the north-west from the River Plym to the wheel pit.


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

Not shown on early 20th century map.


Fletcher, M., 2000, The Ferro Ceramic Mine and Shaugh Brickworks, Meavy, 7, Figure 3 (Report - Survey). SDV360342.

'Site of aqueduct' at the abandoned Dewerstone Iron Mine shown on survey. The aqueduct no longer survives although the 'leat' is visible either as a rock-cut or earthen channel. The 'leat' ran through a conduit constructed of granite slabs under the broad path ®


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Not shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #79101 ]
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • Report - Survey: Fletcher, M.. 2000. The Ferro Ceramic Mine and Shaugh Brickworks, Meavy. English Heritage. 7, Figure 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV2396Part of: Ferro Ceramic Mine 75 metres north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119805Related to: Mine Shaft at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119806Related to: Mine Shaft at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119807Related to: Possible Mine Shaft at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119808Related to: Smithy at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Building)
MDV119812Related to: Three Pits at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119813Related to: Two Large Pits at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119811Related to: Two Pits at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)
MDV119809Related to: Wheel Pit at the Ferro Ceramic Mine north-east of Shaugh Bridge, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7345 - The Ferro Ceramic Mine and Shaugh Brickworks, Meavy
  • EDV7370 - Survey of the charcoal-burning platforms at Goodameavy

Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2017 10:50AM