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HER Number:MDV26909
Name:Alleged leats on Doetor Common

Summary

The leats depicted by the Royal Commission aerial photograph survey transcription to the east of Doe Tor appear to be misinterpretations of footpaths and animal tracks. However, one substantial leat, MDV26930, did formerly flow through this area to feed the Wheal Jewell Reservoir.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 543 847
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/129
  • Pastscape: 1147634

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT? (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))
  • NATURAL FEATURE (Modern - 1751 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 13/04/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1995, 2381 (Aerial Photograph). SDV224714.


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

Complex arrangement of leats flowing around east slope of Doe Tor depicted on the map overlay.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, Accessed 12/09/2016 (Website). SDV359354.

SX 544848. The leats depicted by the Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England APU Transcription (1985) to the east of Doe Tor appear to be misinterpretations of footpaths and animal tracks. However, one substantial leat, MDV26930, did formerly flow through this area to feed the Wheal Jewell Reservoir (citing Probert, S.A.J., Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigation, 01/08/1998).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV224714Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 13/04/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1995. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2381.
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.
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. Accessed 12/09/2016.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 12 2016 1:15PM