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

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashprington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4077 / 50°24'27"N

Longitude: -3.6489 / 3°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 282926

OS Northings: 57723

OS Grid: SX829577

Mapcode National: GBR QP.1XXD

Mapcode Global: FRA 377Z.48Q

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

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100918

Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Ashprington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashprington St David

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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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

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