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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.

Feature shown on survey.

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

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.

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:May 5 2020 1:18PM