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HER Number:MDV62657
Name:WATER WHEEL in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


A 'hensroost and hooten' waterwheel at 'whiteworks' tin mine on the o brook (bodman).


Grid Reference:SX 610 710
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of a section of the late 18th century Devonport Leat running from Nun's Cross to Princetown including extensive tinning remains at Whiteworks Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/45/2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OVERSHOT WHEEL (XIX - 1836 AD to 1874 AD (Between))
  • WHEEL PIT (XIX - 1836 AD to 1874 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244025.

Des=bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)10,93/in smr.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

A 'hensroost and hooten' waterwheel at 'whiteworks' tin mine on the o brook (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV244025Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV6282Part of: Gobbett Tin Mine, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 25 2021 9:53AM