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HER Number:MDV22813
Name:WHEEL PIT in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SX 716 683
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/79/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WHEEL PIT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=7/7/1981 (greeves) wheelpit with associated mortared stone adjacent to old quarry. Iron bearings of wheel are still in situ. Oral information from mr frost of hawson stables states that the wheel was removed in c 1967. It used to power a ram supplying water to three properties.(worksheet).

1963, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV168073.

'old pit' indicated on os 6" (1906) and on os 6" (1963) (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV168075.

Des=os 6"(1906)114nw.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV168076.

Des=worksheet/greeves (7/7/1981).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV168073Migrated Record: 1963.
SDV168075Migrated Record:
SDV168076Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV49903Related to: Quarry south-east of Holne Corn Mill, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2018 1:15PM