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HER Number:MDV80516
Name:Ensworthy Leat, Gidleigh

Summary

Ensworthy Leat running from SX65548977 - SX66418950, dated to at least the late 19th century although may be earlier. Supplies Great Ensworthy and Little Ensworthy Farms, Gidleigh. Surveyed and recorded in the Dartmoor Trust Leats Project.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 895
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XIX to XXI - 1840 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Leat is not depicted on the Tithe Map at Little Ensworthy where it should be apparent beside the road so it may post-date 1840.


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

Leat depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (approximately 1880s in date) but not named.


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

Ensworthy Leat surveyed and recorded flowing between SX655898 - SX664893 (Forder Brook tributaries). Runs well. Attractive feature, especially alongside road. Other details: T:\Dartmoor Leats Survey / Q:\MAPDATA\HISTORIC\LeatsProject.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107311 ]
SDV347530Report - Survey: Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2010. Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010. Dartmoor Trust. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV77266Related to: Great Ensworthy farmstead, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV77667Related to: Little Ensworthy, Gidleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 4 2011 9:48AM