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HER Number:MDV66488
Name:Reservoir at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Summary

Former reservoir forming part of the 19th century Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Location

Grid Reference:SX 599 680
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/27/2/7
  • Old SAM Ref: 34467

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RESERVOIR (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157270 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th May 2002. Reservoir and leat 600 metres south of Eylesbarrow, forming part of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine. Dam denoted by a 5 metre wide bank standing up to 0.9 metres high. Several stones on the inside are edge set. Grass, bilberry and heather. Grass and heather in the reservoir. The leat leading from the reservoir to the nearby streamwork is 1 metre wide and 0.2 metres deep.


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


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV352201.

Short section of a curvilinear feature shown on plan of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine probably forming the western side of the former reservoir.


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

Curvilinear feature visible on aerial photograph probably forming the western side of a former reservoir.


English Heritage, 2013, Eylesbarrow Tin Mine and associated remains (Schedule Document). SDV231131.


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.
SDV231131Schedule Document: English Heritage. 2013. Eylesbarrow Tin Mine and associated remains. The Schedule of Monuments. Website.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157270.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #98187 ]
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 2.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1300505.

Associated Monuments

MDV3330Related to: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66443Related to: Reservoir at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66445Related to: Reservoir at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66498Related to: Reservoir at Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66503Related to: Reservoir 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:Mar 14 2014 9:20AM