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HER Number:MDV62511
Name:Sheepstor Dam


Vis=24/5/2000 (trueman) sheepstor dam. Earth built, 1894-97. Heightened by 3m in 1928 (trueman).


Grid Reference:SX 556 679
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/629/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DAM (XIX - 1894 AD to 1897 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234428.

Des=trueman, m. /(24/5/2000)/mpp water & sewage step 3 assessment.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234429.

Binnie, g. M. /trans newc soc/47(1976)207-224/the evolution of british dams.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234430.

Binnie, g. M. /ind arch rev/(1987)41-58/masonry and concrete dams 1880-1941.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234431.

Bone, m. + stanier, p. /a guide to the ia of devon/(1998)51.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234432.

Cherry, b. + pevsner, n/the buildings of england: devon/(1989)726.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234433.

Otter, r. A. /southern england, civil engineering series/39(1994).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234434.

Sandeman, e. /min proc intn civ engrs/146(1901)2-24/the burrator works for the water supply of plymouth.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV234435.

Walters, r. C. S. /the nations water supply/(1936)122-3,196.

Trueman, M., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV311142.

Vis=24/5/2000 (trueman) sheepstor dam. Earth built, 1894-97. Heightened by 3m in 1928 (trueman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV234428Migrated Record:
SDV234429Migrated Record:
SDV234430Migrated Record:
SDV234431Migrated Record:
SDV234432Migrated Record:
SDV234433Migrated Record:
SDV234434Migrated Record:
SDV234435Migrated Record:
SDV311142Migrated Record: Trueman, M..

Associated Monuments

MDV103325Part of: Burrator Reservoir (Monument)
MDV62584Related to: Burrator Dam, Meavy (Monument)
MDV48961Related to: Quarry south of Sheepstor Dam, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV102528Related to: Stone built barn near Burrator Reservoir (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2014 11:36AM