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HER Number:MDV42439
Name:TINNERS RESERVOIR in the Parish of Sheepstor

Summary

Crescentic reservoir 'r' supplied by rainwater.15m long. One of a pair (see sx56ne/525) which would have supplied the small openworks just below. Parts of masonry lining survive (newman).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 589 685
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/526

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, 229, 233, fig 5. (Article in Serial). SDV231207.

Crescentic reservoir 'R' supplied by rainwater. Measures 15m long. One of a pair (see SX56NE/525) which would have supplied the small openworks just below. Parts of masonry lining survive.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231207Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1987. The Moorland Meavy - a Tinner's Landscape. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 119. Paperback Volume. 229, 233, fig 5..

Associated Monuments

MDV12727Related to: Streamworks on the Narrator Brook, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2020 11:59AM