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Dam to Lake About 260 Metres South East of Sharpham House at Grid Reference 829577, Ashprington

Description: Dam to Lake About 260 Metres South East of Sharpham House at Grid Reference 829577

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 100918

OS Grid Reference: SX8292657722
OS Grid Coordinates: 282926, 57722
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4077, -3.6489

Location: Ashprington, Devon TQ9 7UT

Locality: Ashprington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7UT

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Listing Text

ASHPRINGTON

SX85NW Dam to Lake about 260
6/8 Metres South East of
Sharpham House at Grid
Reference 829577

GV II

Dam with causeway above. Probably C19. Pitched and horizontally coursed
slate revetment to a low earth dam. The dam forms a fresh water lake made
from what was originally a small tidal creek on the River Dart.
The lake is part of the picturesque landscaping of the grounds of Sharpham
House ((qv)), carried out during the late C18 and C19.


Listing NGR: SX8292657722

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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