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HER Number:MDV62660
Name:Water wheel at Birch Tor and Vitifer Mine


Site of Vitifier Mine - which had two 45 foot waterwheels.


Grid Reference:SX 683 807
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/374

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER WHEEL (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296143.

Des=bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)10,85/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296144.

Des=whitbourne, a. /dtrg newsletter/22(2001)3-4/visit to vitifer and birch tor mines.

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

Site of 'vitifier' mine - marked as 'vitifer' on os 6" (1963) - which had two 45' waterwheels (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV296143Migrated Record:
SDV296144Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7139 - Headland Warren Survey (Ref: A1/20/2001)

Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 3:54PM