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HER Number:MDV29130
Name:Streamworks on the Walla Brook, Gidleigh

Summary

Approximately 4.5 hectares of streamworking remains on the Walla Brook. The features appear as linear spoil heaps and water channels.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 636 873
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of medieval or later streamworks along the Walla Brook
  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of medieval or later streamworks along the Walla Brook
  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling of a prehistoric chambered tomb, Bronze Age hut circle settlements and reave, and medieval and post medieval streamworks along the Gallaven Brook, west of Rippator

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 68 NW 86
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/89
  • Pastscape: 966984
  • 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.

'Streamwork' shown on aerial photograph transcription - no photograph reference given.


English Heritage, 2005, Industrial Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV346396.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape (Website). SDV359354.

Approximately 4.5 hectares of streamworking remains on the Walla Brook. The features appear as linear spoil heaps and water channels.
See Pastscape for full details.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV346396Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Industrial Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped features: #16117 ; #86391 ; #86392 ; #86393 ; #86394 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV116692Related to: Ruined tinners' hut on the Walla Brook (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 27 2016 10:32AM