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HER Number:MDV121804
Name:Reservoir for Morwellham Hydro-Electric Power Station

Summary

A reservoir built in the 1930s to feed water from the Tavistock Canal to power Morwellham hydro-electric power station.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 447 699
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RESERVOIR (Built, XX to World War II - 1930 AD to 1939 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 1008 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

A reservoir built in the 1930s to feed water from the Tavistock Canal to power Morwellham hydro-electric power station.


Waterhouse, R., 2017, The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology (Monograph). SDV361789.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Reservoir marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111192 ]
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 1008.
SDV361789Monograph: Waterhouse, R.. 2017. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. Paperback Volume.

Associated Monuments

MDV62956Related to: Hydroelectric Power Station at Morwellham (Monument)
MDV121796Related to: Leat to Reservoir for Morwellham Hydro-Electric Power Station (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2018 8:27PM