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HER Number:MDV80401
Name:Huntingdon Warren leat


Dry leat running in an arc around the northern area of Huntingdon Warren, Dartmoor Forest. Surveyed and recorded in the Dartmoor Trust Leats Project.


Grid Reference:SX 655 667
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDARTMOOR FOREST

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Collier, W. F., 1879, Third Report of the Committee on Dartmoor, 119 (Article in Serial). SDV347531.

An old artificial watercourse, long disused, a relic of one of the many Dartmoor speculations has nearly obliterated the abbot's way. On Huntingdon Warren. The leat divides at SX66056645, one branch running to SX66736679 and the other to SX66686734. It runs through a field system and over openworks before merging with streamwork.

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

'Disused leat' depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (approximately 1880s in date).

National Monuments Record, 1975, SX6666, 9 (Aerial Photograph). SDV173436.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Leat extends to SX66656735, keeping close to the 1350 foot contour. The leat divides at SX66056646, and a branch runs to SX66726678 (using 1975 aerial photograph).

English Heritage, 2005, Leats Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV347529.

Course of the leat depicted on the digital survey information.

Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2010, Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010 (Report - Survey). SDV347530.

Dry leat surveyed and recorded running between SX654670 and SX666670. (River Avon) Other details: T:\Dartmoor Leats Survey / Q:\MAPDATA\HISTORIC\LeatsProject.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

'Course of old leat' marked on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173436Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1975. SX6666. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 9.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV347529Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Leats Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV347530Report - Survey: Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2010. Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010. Dartmoor Trust. Digital. [Mapped feature: #107207 ]
SDV347531Article in Serial: Collier, W. F.. 1879. Third Report of the Committee on Dartmoor. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 11. Unknown. 119.

Associated Monuments

MDV5183Related to: Huntingdon Warren (Monument)
MDV24788Related to: Leat west of Huntingdon Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 29 2013 2:34PM