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HER Number:MDV122904
Name:Left Lake clay pits adit

Summary

An adit driven east into the stream bank of Left Lake was probably associated with the Left lake clay pit (MDV4234) 390 metres to the east. The adit is now blocked, only the 20 metre-long cutting leading to it survives, but a clear 2.0 metre -high finger-type spoil dump of stony material extends 30 metres westward from the cutting.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 643 634
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

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

Full description

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

An adit driven east into the stream bank of Left Lake was probably associated with the Left lake clay pit (MDV4234) 390 metres to the east. The adit is now blocked, only the 20 metre-long cutting leading to it survives, but a clear 2.0 metre -high finger-type spoil dump of stony material extends 30 metres westward from the cutting.


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: #118998 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4234Related to: Leftlake China Clay works (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 12:53PM