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The Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group (DTRG) were asked to survey an area south-east of Norsworthy Bridge at the eastern end of Burrator Reservoir by Southwest Lakes Trust (SWLT).  The area is close to the car-park and includes a wheelpit, launder embankment, leat, stream work and many other features.

open work

Surveying an area to the south-east, that includes a number of trial pits, or even a shaft

east area

Surveying an area to the eastern end, where there's a leat and workings

west area

Surveying an area to the west, that includes a wheelpit, launder embankment, and stamps area

wheel pit

Surveying an area to the north-west, that includes the tailrace of the wheelpit and workings

plane table survey

Plane Table

lunch break

Crib time for the survey team

River bank

The beautiful setting, above the confluence of Burrator Reservoir and the Newleycombe Lake