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HER Number:MDV62965
Name:Hydroelectric generator at Lowertown, Poundsgate

Summary

Privately owned hydroelectric generator installed at Lowertown, Poundsgate using water from a leat to power a Francis turbine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 711 728
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/433

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION (Constructed, XIX to XX - 1900 AD? to 1995 AD (Between))

Full description

Harris, W. B., 1995, Hydro-Electricity in Devon: Past, Present and Future, 286 (Article in Serial). SDV125385.

Privately owned hydroelectric generator installed at Lowertown, Poundsgate using water from a leat to power a Francis turbine. Recorded in 1995; no installation date for this example given.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV125385Article in Serial: Harris, W. B.. 1995. Hydro-Electricity in Devon: Past, Present and Future. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 127. A5 Paperback. 286. [Mapped feature: #40459 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV113129Related to: Lower Town Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2019 10:38AM