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HER Number:MDV62520
Name:Aqueduct west of Beardown Farm


Cowsic aqueduct and siphon tanks. Built 1898, cutting off the length of leat along east side of the valley. Large single-arch granite aqueduct.


Grid Reference:SX 600 753
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/130/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • AQUEDUCT (XIX - 1898 AD to 1898 AD (Between))

Full description

Trueman, M., 2000, Water and Sewage Step 3 Assessment, 26/5/2000 (Report - non-specific). SDV288012.

Cowsic aqueduct and siphon tanks. Built in 1898, cutting off the length of leat along east side of the valley. Inlet and outlet tanks of rock-face stone and copings at SX60357563 + sx60087533. Large single-arch granite aqueduct.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV288012Report - non-specific: Trueman, M.. 2000. Water and Sewage Step 3 Assessment. English Heritage Monuments Protection Programme Step 3 Report. Unknown. 26/5/2000.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97045 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5968Related to: Beardown Warren, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV62521Related to: Leat on Beardown Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV57560Related to: Ridge and furrow west of Beardown Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 16 2013 12:28PM