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HER Number:MDV122896
Name:Dry leat channel supplying tin works on Erme Pits Hill and at Erme Head

Summary

A dry leat channel which runs from Blacklane Brook, south of Duck's Pool Stream, to tin works on Erme Pits Hill and at Erme Head. The earthwork survives as a silted channel of approximately 1.0 metre wide or less, which follows the contours around the south-facing slope of Erme Pits Hill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 672
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A dry leat channel which runs from Blacklane Brook, south of Duck's Pool Stream, to tin works on Erme Pits Hill and at Erme Head. The earthwork survives as a silted channel of approximately 1.0 metre wide or less, which follows the contours around the south-facing slope of Erme Pits Hill.


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. [Mapped feature: #118986 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5160Related to: Erme Pits Hill, Blacklane Mire, Middle Mire and Red Lake streamworks (Monument)
MDV5076Related to: The Abbot's Way, Dartmoor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 12:05PM