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HER Number:MDV108121
Name:Sluicegate circa 370 metres upstream from Fishacre Bridge, Ipplepen


Sluice marked on historic mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 820 647
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIpplepen
Ecclesiastical ParishSTAVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SLUICE (Unknown date)

Full description

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

Sluice marked about 180 metres north of Mill Pond serving Fishacre Mill. The sluicegate is at the north-east corner of a small enclosure adjacent to the west bank of the brook.

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report, Appendix 2: Ex. Arch. No. 66 (Report - Survey). SDV356906.

Ex. Arch. No. 66. Watercourse: Ambrook. Historic function: ?Located 200 metres north of the millpond serving Fishacre Mill.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

The sluice is not marked on current mapping and the Mill Pond its associated leat has gone.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #2264 ]
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV356906Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital. Appendix 2: Ex. Arch. No. 66.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6538 - Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2014 11:01AM