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HER Number:MDV63066
Name:Pond on Lumburn Leat at Artiscombe Farmstead


Storage pond on the Lumburn Leat for use by a waterwheel at Artiscombe farmstead


Grid Reference:SX 447 740
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/538/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POND (XIX to XX - 1850 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Claughton, P. F., 1996, The Lumburn Leat - evidence for new pumping technology at Bere Ferrers in the 15th Century, 37 (Article in Serial). SDV229681.

Slight earthwork evidence for a pond on the Lumburn Leat. In relatively recent times the direction of flow in the leat had been reversed to feed a storage pond cut into the line of the leat at a slightly lower level for use by Artiscombe farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV229681Article in Serial: Claughton, P. F.. 1996. The Lumburn Leat - evidence for new pumping technology at Bere Ferrers in the 15th Century. Mining History: Bulletin PDMHS. The Archaeology of Mining and Metallurgy in. 13, Number 2. A4 Paperback. 37.

Associated Monuments

MDV59103Related to: Artiscombe Farmstead (Monument)
MDV59107Related to: Sluicegate north of Artiscombe Farmstead (Monument)
MDV63055Related to: The Lumburn Leat (Monument)
MDV63121Related to: Waterwheel at Artiscombe Farmstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2009 9:52AM