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HER Number:MDV122899
Name:Dry leat channel east of Blacklane Brook

Summary

A dry leat channel, which can be traced for 750 metres from within streamworks on the east bank of Blacklane Brook, to tinworks higher up the eastern banks of the stream to the south. The earthwork survives as a silted channel of approximately 1.0 metre wide or less, which follows the contours south along the valley side before entering the eastern end of the tinwork. The leat is traceable between SX 6031 7730 and SX 6311 6692.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 630 673
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 750 metres from within streamworks on the east bank of Blacklane Brook, to tinworks higher up the eastern banks of the stream to the south. The earthwork survives as a silted channel of approximately 1.0 metre wide or less, which follows the contours south along the valley side before entering the eastern end of the tinwork. The leat is traceable between SX 6031 7730 and SX 6311 6692.


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: #118993 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV122897Related to: Dry leat channel on Erme Pits Hill (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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 12:30PM