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HER Number:MDV102800
Name:Weir Mill Leat, Drewsteignton


Live leat running from a weir on the River Teign north of Hitchcombe Wood to Weir Mill, the latter now a ruin.


Grid Reference:SX 771 899
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Watts, S., 05/11/2014, Weir Mill (Personal Comment). SDV357347.

Site visit 31st October 2014. The leat is still live, although the mill that it once served is now ruinous.

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

"Mill Leat" depicted on the late 19th century historic map.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

"Old Mill Leat" depicted on the early 20th century map.

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

"Mill Leat (disused)" depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62298 ]
SDV357347Personal Comment: Watts, S.. 05/11/2014. Weir Mill.

Associated Monuments

MDV102801Related to: Weir Mill, Drewsteignton (Building)
MDV102799Related to: Weir north of Hitchcombe Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2016 11:05AM