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HER Number:MDV42433
Name:Leat supplying openwork in Roughtor Plantation, Sheepstor


Leat supplied by Outcombe Brook and supplying openwork in Roughtor Plantation. Clear over surviving section.


Grid Reference:SX 576 684
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of two 17th century or earlier leats and tin working openworks in Roughtor Plantation

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/520
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XVI to XVIII - 1600 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 1987, The Moorland Meavy - a Tinner's Landscape, 227, 231, fig 5. (Article in Serial). SDV231207.

'Leat 10'. Leat supplied by Outcombe Brook and supplying openwork SX56NE/514. Clear over surviving section.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Partial course of the leat visible.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231207Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1987. The Moorland Meavy - a Tinner's Landscape. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 119. Paperback Volume. 227, 231, fig 5..
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111211 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV42427Related to: Openwork at Roughtor, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV25290Related to: Streamworks on Narrator Brook tributary, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2018 8:31AM