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HER Number:MDV62769
Name:Hydraulic Ram at Langstone, Brentor


Small rectangular building containing a hydraulic ram which still pumps water to Langstone Manor.


Grid Reference:SX 477 822
Map Sheet:SX48SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrentor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX48SE/84

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PUMP (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Small building shown on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Not shown on 1880s-1890s map.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, SX48SE (Cartographic). SDV342322.

Hydraulic ram marked in this location on 1964 6 inch map.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 27 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Water pumps associated with Langstone Manor. Other details: No. 26.

Knight, S., 2009, Site Visit for ARCS 15033-15035 (Personal Comment). SDV343130.

The pump is still working, pumping water to Langstone Manor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 27.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342322Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. SX48SE. Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 Map. Map (Paper).
SDV343130Personal Comment: Knight, S.. 2009. Site Visit for ARCS 15033-15035. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV1664Related to: Langstone Manor, Brentor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4554 - Site Visit to Woodland in Lydford and Brentor

Date Last Edited:Oct 1 2009 12:43PM