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HER Number:MDV24786
Name:Leat on Buckfastleigh Moor


Leat visible running in a north-west by south-easterly direction, to sluice at SX68286742.


Grid Reference:SX 682 675
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of a leat on Buckfastleigh Moor as well as post medieval or earlier field boundary in land north of Moorside Cottage

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/252
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, 5035-5036 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147275.

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

Leat visibleon 1946 aerial photograph running to sluice at SX68286742.

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

Leat is depicted on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147275Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 5035-5036.
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. Depicted on overlay.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84834 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5218Related to: Holed stone used as sluice on leat on Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)
MDV5217Related to: Holed stone used as sluices on leat on Hickaton Hill (Monument)
MDV24782Related to: Leat on Hickaton Hill (Monument)
MDV24746Related to: Rabbit warren north-east of Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2017 12:32PM