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Description: Dam to Lake About 260 Metres South East of Sharpham House at Grid Reference 829577
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
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SX85NW Dam to Lake about 260
6/8 Metres South East of
Sharpham House at Grid
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
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Source: English Heritage
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