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HER Number:MDV110043
Name:Weir on River Mardle, Buckfastleigh

Summary

Weir on River Mardle downstream from Higher Town Bridge in Buckfastleigh.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 736 662
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report, Appendix 2: Ex. Arch. No. 24 (Report - Survey). SDV356906.

Wool factory weir. Environment Agency No. 7. Watercourse: Mardle. Historic function: Possibly served a wool factory. Map object based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sluice marked on modern mapping. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 24.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Dec 16 2016 3:48PM