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HER Number:MDV123190
Name:Well south of Venton, Drewsteignton


Small structure, constructed from stone slabs, with one forming a horizontal top to the feature. Lies in an area of undergrowth. Depicted on the late 19th century historic mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 694 909
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WELL (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'W' for well is depicted on the later 19th century within field to the south of Venton.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2018, Image of well at Venton (Photograph). SDV361831.

(09/10/2018) Small, stone built well in area of undergrowth. Stone slab forms top of the structure.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Two wells are shown on the modern mapping; the other is marked in plot of land to the north-east.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113736 ]
SDV361831Photograph: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2018. Image of well at Venton. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV77529Related to: Higher Venton farmstead, Drewsteignton (Monument)
MDV76996Related to: Middle Venton farmstead, Drewsteignton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2018 4:20PM