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HER Number:MDV25700
Name:Leat from West Glaze Brook to tinner's reservoir, Ugborough


A leat from West Glaze Brook to tinners reservoir MDV46679. A shallow channel, 216 metres long by 0.6 metres wide and 0.4 metres deep. A bank on the west side is 0.9 metres wide by 0.6 metres high


Grid Reference:SX 662 611
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/394

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) BANK (EARTHWORK) (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))
  • LEAT (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD)

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1982, NMR SF2112, 1255-6 (Aerial Photograph). SDV345548.

photograph taken on 19th April 1982.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Bank running between two areas of tin streaming, with a possible enclosure attached to it. Another bank joins this bank. Visible on 1982 aerial photographs.

Riley, H., 2021, UG21 heritage asset database and gazetteer of sites (Report - Survey). SDV364699.

Visited on 20th March 2021, surveyed and photographed. A leat from West Glaze Brook to tinners reservoir MDV46679. A shallow channel, 216 metres long, 0.6 metres wide, 0.4 metres deep, with a bank, 0.9 metres wide, 0.6 metres high on the west side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345548Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1982. NMR SF2112. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1255-6.

Associated Monuments

MDV132370Related to: Area of tinworking streamworks and trial pits east of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV46679Related to: Tinner's dam north of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8770 - Archaeological Survey: Ugborough Premier Archaeological Lanscape, Harford and Ugborough

Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2022 11:09AM