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HER Number:MDV62659
Name:WATER WHEEL in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


Site of a 'hensroost and hooten' waterwheel on the o brook (bodman).


Grid Reference:SX 664 719
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Part of the Dartmeet parallel reave system east of Down Ridge. Earthworks and walling remains of a Bronze Age field system adjoining the Venford Reave, with numerous hut circles, enclosures, cairns and a later medieval field system

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/543
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER WHEEL (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV243991.

Des=bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)10,95/in smr.

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

Site of a 'hensroost and hooten' waterwheel on the o brook (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV243991Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV126404Related to: Turbine house for Hexworthy Mine (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8146 - Royal Commission Survey at Down Ridge and Swincombe

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 10:14AM