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HER Number:MDV122885
Name:Dry leat channel above Hook Lake

Summary

A dry leat channel which diverted water south from the west side of the River Erme above Hook Lake, skirting along the western edge of the valley streamworks and terminating at the northern edge of Knackersmill Gulf streamwork. The channel is very faint, discernable in places only by a line of rushes.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 639 652
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

A dry leat channel which diverted water south from the west side of the River Erme above Hook Lake, skirting along the western edge of the valley streamworks and terminating at the northern edge of Knackersmill Gulf streamwork. The channel is very faint, discernable in places only by a line of rushes.


Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13179Related to: Streamworks at Hook Lake (Monument)
MDV5112Related to: TIN MILL in the Parish of Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 9:46AM