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HER Number:MDV64724
Name:Leat Embankment north-east of Stamping Mill 1 at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Summary

Leat embankment north-east of Stamping Mill 1 forming part of the 19th century Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 594 679
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/192/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EMBANKMENT (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1997, Tin Stamping Mills of Dartmoor after AD 1750 (Article in Serial). SDV346020.

Irregular shaped linear feature shown on aerial photograph.


Newman, P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, 105-148 (Article in Serial). SDV231130.

A leat embankment is shown on the 1:500 survey to the northeast of Stamping Mill 1 and the tailrace is shown around the western corner.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, 35-36, Figures 5-6 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Leat embankment shown on plan of Stamping Mill 1 and Engine Wheelpit 1. It is shown as an irregular shaped linear feature to the north-east of Stamping Mill 1. The leat passed over Engine Wheel 1 with the water re-used on Stamping Mills 1-3 and then into another leat to supplement the water supply to Stamping Mills 4-6.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231130Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 57. Paperback Volume. 105-148.
SDV346020Article in Serial: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1997. Tin Stamping Mills of Dartmoor after AD 1750. Dartmoor Magazine. 49. Paperback Volume. [Mapped feature: #97659 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. 35-36, Figures 5-6.

Associated Monuments

MDV3330Part of: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66415Related to: Dressing Floor at Stamping Mill 1 at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV64713Related to: Leat Serving the Southern part of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV3578Related to: Stamping Mill Number 1 at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66413Related to: Wheelpit at Stamping Mill Number 1 at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2014 10:16AM