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HER Number:MDV122886
Name:Dry leat channel near Dry Lake, Harford

Summary

A dry leat channel which diverted water from the east side of the River Erme, just below a bend at (SX63777 63572), south to a tin mill near Dry Lake (MDV4250). The clear earthwork channel is up to 1.5 metres wide in places by 0.5 metres deep.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 638 634
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

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.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

A dry leat channel which diverted water from the east side of the River Erme, just below a bend at (SX63777 63572), south to a tin mill near Dry Lake (MDV4250). The clear earthwork channel is up to 1.5 metres wide in places by 0.5 metres deep.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118974 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13210Related to: Streamworks along Dry Lake and Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV4250Related to: Tin Mill between Dry Lake and River Erme, Harford (Monument)
MDV13224Related to: Tin streamworks along the valley of the River Erme, Cornwood and Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2020 12:18PM