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HER Number:MDV102777
Name:Fingle Mill Head Weir

Summary

Weir at head of leat to Fingle Mill. Situated some 350 metres upstream of Fingle Bridge. Swete's illustration of it, dated 1797, shows it to have originally been of boulder construction.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 897
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
DistrictTeignbridge
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

"Weir" depicted on the late 19th century historic mapping.


Swete, J. (ed. Gray T. + Rowe, M.), 2000, Travels in Georgian Devon. The Illustrated Journals of the Reverend John Swete. Vol. 4, 34 (Monograph). SDV339713.

View of Fingle Weir, dated 1797. Swete's illustration shows it to be constructed of large rounded boulders.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

"Weir" is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339713Monograph: Swete, J. (ed. Gray T. + Rowe, M.). 2000. Travels in Georgian Devon. The Illustrated Journals of the Reverend John Swete. Vol. 4. Travels in Georgian Devon. The Illustrated Journals of the Reverend John Sw. 4. Hardback Volume. 34.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62273 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8265Related to: Fingle Mill, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV103023Related to: Leat to Fingle Mill, Moretonhampstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6046 - Archaeological Survey of National Trust Teign Valley Properties (Ref: 6764)
  • EDV7430 - Woodland Survey (1985) in Wray Cleave, Sanduck Wood, Caseley Wood, Kings Wood and Fingle Woods

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2012 3:19PM