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HER Number:MDV120097
Name:Water tank in plantation west of Tottiford Reservoir


Raised water tank noted in 1994 woodland survey, this is probably associated with the forestry works as this area is shown as a nursery for growing conifers from at least the mid-20th century on historic mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 804 836
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER TANK (XX - 1950 AD to 1990 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Mid-20th century historic mapping shows this area as 'Nurseries'.

Shame, S., 1994, Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon, Tottiford Reservoir - west, H3 (Report - Survey). SDV360483.

A raised water tank situated on the northern end of the western field boundary. Sector H; depicted by the Ordnance Survey as 'Nurseries', is an area with densely growing conifers of differing ages planted in designated places.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360483Report - Survey: Shame, S.. 1994. Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. Tottiford Reservoir - west, H3. [Mapped feature: #79391 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7432 - Archaeological survey of woodland around Kennick and Tottiford Reservoirs

Date Last Edited:Oct 24 2017 9:53AM