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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108388
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100918
Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
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
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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