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HER Number:MDV122897
Name:Dry leat channel on Erme Pits Hill

Summary

A dry leat channel which can be traced for 440 metres from the west bank of Blacklane Brook, to tin works on the southern slope of Erme Pits Hill. 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 the hill, traceable between SX 62915 67353 and SX 62910 67634.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 628 671
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 can be traced for 440 metres from the west bank of Blacklane Brook, to tin works on the southern slope of Erme Pits Hill. 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 the hill, traceable between SX 62915 67353 and SX 62910 67634.

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: #118988 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV122899Related to: Dry leat channel east of Blacklane Brook (Monument)
MDV122898Related to: Dry leat channel on Erme Pits Hill (Monument)
MDV5160Related to: Erme Pits Hill, Blacklane Mire, Middle Mire and Red Lake streamworks (Monument)
MDV126723Related to: Grant's Pot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Oct 25 2019 2:54PM