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HER Number:MDV51539
Name:Weir on Devonport Leat to north-east of Beardown Farm, north-east of Princetown

Summary

Weir on the Devonport Leat marked on 20th century mapping.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 606 758
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive earthwork and structural remains of the late 18th century Devonport Leat, Bronze Age features north-east of Nun’s Cross, Whiteworks Tin Mine and other tinning remains on Walkhampton Common as well as earthworks of Bachelors Hall Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/261
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Weir not shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Weir marked on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Ordnance Survey, 1906, 107NW (Cartographic). SDV336770.

Weir marked on 1906 6 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Ordnance Survey, 1954, SX67NW (Cartographic). SDV350080.

Weir marked on 1954 6 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Exeter Archaeology, 2005, An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report, Appendix 2: No. 88 (Report - Survey). SDV356906.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Weir on the Devonport Leat marked on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336770Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 107NW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94036 ]
SDV350080Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1954. SX67NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV356906Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital. Appendix 2: No. 88.

Associated Monuments

MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6538 - Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2018 4:25PM