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HER Number:MDV106432
Name:Tawmill Weir


Weir marked on historic mapping at head of leat to Taw Mill.


Grid Reference:SS 664 057
Map Sheet:SS60NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishCOLDRIDGE
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Leat and tailrace to/from Taw Mill and weir dating to the 19th century or earlier

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

The weir is shown as a line across the river, possibly with faint hachures on the downstream side.

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

Tawmill Weir marked across the River Taw at the head of the lear to Taw Mills.

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

Taw Mills Weir marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #65956 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV67038Related to: Taw Mill Leat, Winkleigh (Monument)
MDV67037Related to: Taw Mill, Winkleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 12 2015 3:25PM