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HER Number:MDV76073
Name:Leat near Lockridge and Whitsam Down Mines

Summary

Leat shown on late 19th and early 20th century maps, between Lockridge Mine and Whitsam Down Mine. Visible on aerial photographs of 1946 as an earthwork ditch and banked feature.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 439 663
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

The leat is depicted. Map object partly based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Line of leat visible.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF/CPE/UK/1890 2339 10-DEC-1946 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

A leat of post-medieval date is visible as a linear earthwork ditch and banked feature on aerial photographs of 1946. Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF/CPE/UK/1890 2339 10-DEC-1946.

Associated Monuments

MDV5443Related to: Lockeridge Silver and Lead Mine (Monument)
MDV56633Related to: Wheelpit at Whitsam Down Mine (Monument)
MDV41530Related to: Whitsam Down Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Jan 26 2016 9:57AM