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HER Number:MDV52528
Name:Site of Aqueducts in Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot

Summary

Aqueducts marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, on a stream across clay pits at the southern end of Devon & Courtenay Clay Works. The site is now within Decoy Country Park.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 866 700
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Post-Medieval Devon & Courtney Company Clayworks in Decoy Country Park and Wolborough Fen SSSI

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/349/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Aqueducts marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map on stream across clay pits at the southern end of Devon & Courtenay Clay Works.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Aqueducts marked on 1930s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 29, Fig. 8 (site 7) (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.


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

The site is now with Decoy Country Park.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 29, Fig. 8 (site 7).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV49922Related to: Devon & Courtenay Clay Works, Newton Abbot (Monument)
MDV52521Related to: Site of Clay Pits in Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2014 10:53AM