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HER Number:MDV28222
Name:Streamworks along the Yes Tor Brook, Walkhampton

Summary

Area of streamworks and spoilheaps recorded along the Yes Tor Brook.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 568 728
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains on Walkhampton Common including 19th century Swelltor and Foggintor Quarries, a section of the early 19th century Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway, later converted to railway, also streamworks along the Yes Tor Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/258
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/470
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STREAMWORKS (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Streamworks and spoilheaps visible on 182 aerial photograph and recorded on map overlay.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, Map 44 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Streamworks depicted on Butler's map.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Approximate area of streamworking visible on the aerial photograph.


Radcliffe, B., 2003, Use of handheld GPS units for surveying limits of streamwork (Article in Serial). SDV221813.

A GPS survey was undertaken in 2002 shows the extent of streamworks on Yes Tor Brook.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. Map 44.
SDV221813Article in Serial: Radcliffe, B.. 2003. Use of handheld GPS units for surveying limits of streamwork. Dartmoor Tin Working Research Group Newsletter. 25. Unknown.
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.
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital. [Mapped feature: #85979 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15036Related to: Great Western Reave (southern section), Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV28212Related to: Leat on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV19112Related to: Plymouth and Dartmoor Railway (Dartmoor section) (Monument)
MDV64211Related to: Routrundle Leat, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV54463Related to: Tavistock to Ashburton pack-horse track (Monument)
MDV2353Related to: The Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway (Dartmoor section) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2018 11:19AM