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HER Number:MDV28179
Name:Openwork at Newleycombe Head, Walkhampton


Openwork at Newleycombe Head (west). Supplied by reservoir sx57se/316.18c/19c. Adit positions still visible.


Grid Reference:SX 595 707
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of a section of the late 18th century Devonport Leat running from Raddick Hill to Nun's Cross, including extensive tinning remains at Cramber Tor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/215
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OPEN CUT (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219637.

Streamworks visible (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV219640.

Aph=raf cpe uk 2149/3436(11/7/1947).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219642.

Dro=dd 4353. May be identified with 'Great Newlacomb als Newlacombe Headd' documented in 1607 (dro).

Newman, P., 1987, The Moorland Meavy - a Tinner's Landscape, 225, 229, 235, 237, 238, fig 4. (Article in Serial). SDV231207.

Openwork 8. Openwork at Newleycombe Head (W). Supplied by reservoir SX57SE/316. 18th / 19th century. Adit positions still visible.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1990, An Assessment of Dartmoor Tinworking, 23 (Report - Assessment). SDV343684.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219637Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV219640Aerial Photograph:
SDV219642Migrated Record:
SDV231207Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1987. The Moorland Meavy - a Tinner's Landscape. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 119. Paperback Volume. 225, 229, 235, 237, 238, fig 4..
SDV343684Report - Assessment: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1990. An Assessment of Dartmoor Tinworking. Digital. 23.

Associated Monuments

MDV42455Related to: Openwork at Newleycombe Head, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2020 9:33AM