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HER Number:MDV66655
Name:Leat embankment at Keaglesborough Mine

Summary

Leat embankment 980 metres north-north-east of Norsworthy Bridge forming part of Keaglesborough Mine.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 701
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/195/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 22382

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236689.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157345, 27/6/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Leat embankment 980 metres north-north-east of Norsworthy Bridge forming part of Keaglesborough Mine.
A bank built up to carry water to the wheel at stamping mill xx. The sides of the embankment are revetted with drystone walling and stand up to 1.9 metres high. The quarries from which material to built the embankment was obtained survive along the long edges of the embankment and are up to 0.5 metres deep. The leat upon the embankment survives as a 1.1 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep hollow.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV236689Migrated Record:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157345, 27/6/2002.

Associated Monuments

MDV35575Part of: Keaglesborough Mine (Monument)
MDV42471Related to: LEAT in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV20832Related to: TIN MILL in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7507 - Survey of Keaglesborough Tin Mine

Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2018 9:05AM