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HER Number:MDV66466
Name:Reservoir north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Summary

Reservoir forming part of the 19th century Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 602 684
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/216/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 34467

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RESERVOIR (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157248 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th May 2002. Reservoir 280 metres south-east of Eylesbarrow, forming part of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine. A concave shaped dam measuring up to 4.6 metres wide and 1 metre high. The slope facing the reservoir is much steeper. Heather and grass on dam with grass and heather within the reservoir.


Newman, P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 2 (Article in Serial). SDV231130.


English Heritage, 2005, Leats Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV347529.

South and east sides of feature identified on survey.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Long oval feature aligned north south visible on aerial photograph.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1021055 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Site within the scheduled area of Eyleabarrow Tin Mine.


National Monument Record, 2014, Pastscape, 1300505 (Website). SDV355682.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231130Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 57. Paperback Volume. Figure 2.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157248.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #98176 ]
SDV347529Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Leats Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1300505.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1021055.

Associated Monuments

MDV3330Part of: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66467Related to: Leat north of Track 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:Nov 10 2015 12:20PM