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HER Number:MDV24782
Name:Leat on Hickaton Hill


Leat visible running from Huntingdon Tin Mine in the west, around the contours of the hill, to Lud Gate in the east. Could extend further north from here. Cuts through a Bronze Age settlement at SX676659 and Puper's Reave.


Grid Reference:SX 677 666
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/247

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1457, 398-404 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Leat visible running through an area of openworks and trial pits to SX68056720.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Leat visible on the aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 398-404.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84832 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV24768Related to: Enclosure 540 metres south of Lud Gate (Monument)
MDV103636Related to: Enclosure on south-east slope of Hickaton Hill, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV5217Related to: Holed stone used as sluices on leat on Hickaton Hill (Monument)
MDV4747Related to: Huntingdon Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV24780Related to: Hut circle on the eastern side of Hickaton Hill, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV5227Related to: Hut circle settlement 250 metres west of Brockhill Ford (Monument)
MDV24786Related to: Leat on Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24711Related to: OPEN CUT in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV24718Related to: OPEN CUT in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV24724Related to: Openworks north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV13188Related to: Puper's Reave, Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV24735Related to: Streamworks along the River Mardle at Chalk Ford (Monument)
MDV59821Related to: TINNERS RESERVOIR in the Parish of Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV24739Related to: Trial pits on the eastern side of Hickaton Hill, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2017 1:03PM