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HER Number:MDV69495
Name:Grimstone Head Weir, Peter Tavy

Summary

Weir at the head of the Grimstone and Sortridge leat.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 552 773
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Northern section of the leat that served the medieval manor houses of Grimstone and Sortridge

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/177/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, Fig. 2 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Named as Wheal Fortune Leat on Newman's plan of Langstone Moor (Fig. 2).


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Grimstone Head Weir marked on modern Ordnance Survey mapping, on Langstone Moor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. Fig. 2.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #99048 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25907Related to: Grimstone and Sortridge Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2016 1:51PM