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HER Number:MDV64211
Name:Routrundle Leat, Walkhampton


Routrundle Leat running from SX57017296 - SX53437064, dated to at least the late 19th century although may be earlier. Covers a distance of approximately 5.5 kilometres. Supplied Routrundle Farm, Walkhampton and runs through Lower Dittisham Farm. Surveyed and recorded in the Dartmoor Trust Leats Project and recorded as 'dry'.


Grid Reference:SX 556 717
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/464
  • Old SAM Ref: 28729 (PART)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Leat depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (approximately 1880s in date) but not named.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP152058, 19/08/1998/MPP152606, 21/3/2000 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

19/8/1998 Leat leading through an unenclosed prehistoric settlement on Walkhampton Common lying 1050 meters south-west of Devil's Bridge.
Leat leading from the Yes Tor Brook to Routrundle Farm. The leat has only recently become disused. Only the length of the leat in the immediate vicinity of stone hut circle 152052 is included within the scheduling. Other details: MPP152058
21/3/2000 Leat cutting the Great Western Reave on Walkhampton Common. Leat leading from Yes Tor Brook to Routrundle cuts through the Great Western Reave at this point (SX56357211). Other details: MPP152606

Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2010, Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010 (Report - Survey). SDV347530.

Routrundle Leat surveyed and recorded between SX570729 - SX532706 (River Walkham). Dry leat. Other details: T:\Dartmoor Leats Survey / Q:\MAPDATA\HISTORIC\LeatsProject.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

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. MPP152058, 19/08/1998/MPP152606, 21/3/2000.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #97537 ]
SDV347530Report - Survey: Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2010. Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010. Dartmoor Trust. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV80536Related to: Huckworthy Mill Leat (Monument)
MDV76857Related to: Lower Dittisham farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV28222Related to: Streamworks along the Yes Tor Brook, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2019 1:08PM