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HER Number:MDV54608
Name:LEAT in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SX 666 806
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/352
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV259508.

Vis=6/11/1992 (rchme) sx66268067 to sx66718079 `old leat' shown on os 6" 1963 map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV259510.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV259511.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(6/11/1992)/rchme field investigation.

National Monuments Record, 2010, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV214864.

Sx66448060 to sx66718079. The remains of a dry and silted leat which was formerly a branch of the birch tor and vitifer mine leat. The surviving elements comprise a channel 1.9m wide and 0.5m deep with a bank on the downslope side 2m wide and 0.6m high. This feature started in the headmires of the w arm of statts brook and ran at approximately 418m above od around the nose of a short ridge 150m nw of statts bridge before joining the mine leat. Three fragments of an earlier leat, probably serving the same function, lie between 6 and 8m to the n (probert).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV259508Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV259510Migrated Record:
SDV259511Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM