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HER Number:MDV42434
Name:Leat in Outholme Wood, Sheepstor


Leat supplied by Outcombe Brook and supplying openwork the substantial openwork at Outhouse Beam, documented in the 16th century.


Grid Reference:SX 578 684
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/521
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Leat 11'. Leat supplied by Outcombe Brook and supplying openwork SX56NE/515. Traceable only in patches.

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

Visible on the lidar data.

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: #111215 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV42435Related to: Leat supplying Outhouse Beam openwork, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV14423Related to: Outhouse Beam openwork, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV12727Related to: Streamworks on the Narrator Brook, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2018 8:43AM