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HER Number:MDV26530
Name:Tinner's leat on Bagtor Down

Summary

Earthwork remains of a dry leat which once channelled water from the tinner's reservoir on the summit of the hill to the tin openwork 300 metres to the north-east (MDV8116).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 755 755
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/98

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1977, NMR SX7575, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV303528.


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

Ditch visible on the aerial photographs.


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

Course of the leat is visible on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 53, figure 19 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Tinner's leat. Earthwork remains of a dry leat which once channelled water from the tinner's reservoir on the summit of the hill to the tin openwork 300 metres to the north-east (MDV8116). Condition is stable. SX75420 75400.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303528Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. NMR SX7575. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 2.
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. [Mapped feature: #85346 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 53, figure 19.

Associated Monuments

MDV8116Related to: Bagtor Mine dam and reservoir on the River Sig (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 4 2016 12:19PM