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HER Number:MDV120775
Name:Leat at West Beam Mine, Owlacombe


The remains of aleat to the south of the burning house were surveyed in 2014. The mine was worked between 1836 and 1866.


Grid Reference:SX 765 735
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Constructed, XIX - 1836 AD to 1866 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman , P., 2014, West Beam Tin Mine (Plan - measured). SDV315264.

Survey of the site, including the leat, which is shown running on a roughly west-east alignment south of the burning house. A flue is indicated leading northwards to the building. Unclear to what extent the leat survives within the plantation and whether its take off point from the river has been established.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV315264Plan - measured: Newman , P.. 2014. West Beam Tin Mine. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80018 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV120767Part of: West Beam Mine, Owlacombe (Monument)
MDV120771Related to: Burning House at West Beam Mine, Owlacombe (Building)
MDV120774Related to: Dressing floors at West Beam Mine, Owlacombe (Monument)
MDV120773Related to: Wheel pit at West Beam Mine, Owlacombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 16 2018 4:35PM