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HER Number:MDV77898
Name:Stamps Reservoir Pond, South Hooe Mine


Reservoir which provided water for the stamps steam engine boiler house and the dressing floor, shown on a 19th century map of the mine.


Grid Reference:SX 422 655
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

  • RESERVOIR (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Buck, C., 2009, South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 50 (Report - Assessment). SDV344692.

Linear shaped reservoir shown on 1856 plan of the mine, which provided water for both the stamps steam engine boiler and the dressing floor. It was fed by the leat from North Hooe, which also ran along the south side to provide water to the grinder house. Other details: Figures 6, 15, site 24.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344692Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2009. South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2009R077. A4 Stapled + Digital. 50. [Mapped feature: #104822 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5441Part of: South Hooe Silver and Lead Mine, Bere Ferrers (Monument)
MDV77901Related to: Boiler House Chimney, South Hooe Mine (Monument)
MDV77899Related to: Stamps Dressing Floor, South Hooe Mine (Monument)
MDV77900Related to: Stamps Engine House, South Hooe Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4752 - Archaeological Assessment of South Hooe Mine, Bere Alston, Devon

Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2010 2:34PM