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HER Number:MDV24928
Name:Leat south of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Summary

Short section of leat to the south of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 598 677
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/375

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Leat on Ditsworthy Warren to the east of the Drizzlecombe rook, roughly following the 1300 foot contour. Northern termination within streamwork on the north reach of the Drizzlecombe at Grid Reference SX59856788.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Leat shown on plan of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine running parallel to the east of Leat 2.


English Heritage, 2005, Leats Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV347529.

Leat shown on survey contouring around Higher Hartor Tor with the north end terminating in the tin streamworks.


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

Feature visible on aerial photograph.


English Heritage, 2013, Eylesbarrow Tin Mine and associated remains (Schedule Document). SDV231131.

The northern end of this leat enters the Scheduled Area of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231131Schedule Document: English Heritage. 2013. Eylesbarrow Tin Mine and associated remains. The Schedule of Monuments. Website.
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.
SDV347529Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Leats Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84868 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 2.

Associated Monuments

MDV3330Related to: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66515Related to: Leat 2 at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV24930Related to: Tin Streamworks on the Drizzlecombe Brook at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Mar 21 2014 4:07PM