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HER Number:MDV63620
Name:LEAT in the Parish of Sheepstor


Vis=est -/-/2000 (gerrard, s. ) two leats serving the tin stamping mill at outcombe (mpp).


Grid Reference:SX 580 686
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/33/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 34437

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD)

Full description

Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV279225.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV279226.

Des=castle, p. + gill, p. + giles, n. / dtrg newsletter/3(1992)11/outcombe tin mill in sheepstor parish: a survey of the field etc.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., Des=mpp/156864. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(16/06/2001) Two leats serving the tin stamping mill at outcombe (mpp). The leat serving the outcombe stamping mill leads from the e and is carried onto a substantial embankment measuring up to 1.4m high. This leat may have served an overshot wheel. Grass and bluebells.
A second leat lies below the one on the embankment and this may have served a pitch-back wheel or carried water into the mill itself (gerrard).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. Des=mpp/156864..
SDV279225National Monuments Record Database:
SDV279226Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV4028Related to: Outcombe Tin Mill, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 14 2022 4:52PM