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HER Number:MDV27293
Name:Possible leat or bank on White Ridge

Summary

Possible leat or bank seen on aerial photographs running across White Ridge, Dartmoor Forest.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 645 827
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/124

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149, 4308-4309 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.


National Monuments Record, 1977, SX6485/1, 239-240 (Aerial Photograph). SDV263008.


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

This leat looks like a bank on 1977 National Monuments Record aerial photograph but follows the contours. Visible also on Royal Air Force 1947 aerial photograph.


Fletcher, M. J., 1990, Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In (Report - Survey). SDV276254.

(Site visited 2/7/1990) See SX68SW/108.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV263008Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. SX6485/1. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 239-240.
SDV276254Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. J.. 1990. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.
SDV282746Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2149. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4308-4309.
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV6576Related to: Birch Tor and Vitifer Mine Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 25 2011 10:56AM