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HER Number:MDV42437
Name:TINNERS RESERVOIR in the Parish of Walkhampton

Summary

Crescentic reservoir 'p' supplied by springwater and leat sx56ne/519.13m long. Poor condition. Has very wide sluice opening (3.4m), probably the result of later interference. Probably supplied openwork sx56ne/513 although there are other smaller openworks nearby (newman).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 579 691
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/524

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TINNERS RESERVOIR (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 1987, The Moorland Meavy - a Tinner's Landscape, 227, 233, fig 5 (Article in Serial). SDV231207.

Crescentic reservoir 'P' supplied by Springwater and leat SX56NE/519. Measures 13m long. Poor condition. Has very wide sluice opening (3.4m), probably the result of later interference. Probably supplied openwork SX56NE/513 although there are other smaller openworks nearby.

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, 233, fig 5.

Associated Monuments

MDV53602Related to: Stone hut circle 240 metres south of Down Tor (Monument)
MDV28532Related to: Two stone hut circles 160 metres south of Down Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 17 2020 3:11PM