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HER Number:MDV115330
Name:Launder on piers at Higher Mill, Buckfastleigh

Summary

19th century timber launder on yellow brick piers. Launder carrying water supply along rear of former woollen mill with sluice gate at junction between 2 industrial blocks. Launder truncated at west end, where the launder crosses the leat at the west end of the mill at right-angles. Tall, paired yellow brick piers support iron girders at right-angles which carry the launder.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 739 674
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LAUNDER (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

SX76NW HIGHER MILL LANE, Buckfast 1011-1/1/39 (East side) Launder on piers rear of Nos 6-9 (Consecutive) and Higher Mill - GV II
Launder on piers. Probably C19. Timber launder on yellow brick piers. Launder carrying water supply along rear of former woollen mill with sluice gate at junction between 2 industrial blocks. Launder truncated at west end, where the launder crosses the leat at the west end of the mill at right-angles. Tall, paired yellow brick piers support iron girders at right-angles which carry the launder.
Listing NGR: SX7391167393

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. [Mapped feature: #74656 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV7797Part of: Higher Mill, Buckfast (Building)
MDV65649Related to: Buckfast Abbey Higher Mill Leat (Monument)
MDV22300Related to: Higher Mill Cottages in Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 13 2016 3:49PM