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HER Number:MDV62658
Name:WATER WHEEL in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


Site of 'dartmoor united tin mines' mill which had two 24' waterwheels between 1836-1840 - see hamilton jenkin (bodman).


Grid Reference:SX 649 728
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/457

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER WHEEL (Unknown date)

Full description

Hamilton Jenkin, Dr. A. K., 1974, Mines of Devon. Volume 1: The Southern Area (Monograph). SDV336694.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 10, 99 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Site of 'Dartmoor United Tin Mines' mill which had two 24 feet waterwheels between 1836-1840 - see Hamilton Jenkin.

Bruce, B., 1999, Field excursion to Gobbett Tin Mine and Deep Swincombe 10/10/1998, 4-5 (Article in Serial). SDV235654.

'Devon United Tin Mines' was the name of Gobbett Tin Mine from the early 1840s.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV235654Article in Serial: Bruce, B.. 1999. Field excursion to Gobbett Tin Mine and Deep Swincombe 10/10/1998. Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group Newsletter. 16. Unknown. 4-5.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 10, 99.
SDV336694Monograph: Hamilton Jenkin, Dr. A. K.. 1974. Mines of Devon. Volume 1: The Southern Area. Mines of Devon. Volume 1: The Southern Area. One. Hardback Volume.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 28 2020 9:37AM