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HER Number:MDV127706
Name:Leat at Longbridge Meadow, Cullompton


A drain along the northern boundary of Longbridge Meadow may mark part of the course of a former leat which predates the upper course of the Cullompton Leat.


Grid Reference:ST 024 075
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Constructed, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Channel with a sluice shown.

Watts, M., 2016, Water Power in the Lower Culm valley, 243-4 (Article in Serial). SDV363576.

It is suggested that a relict channel that runs south-west from the weir on the River Culm below Long Bridge may represent the earlier course of the Town Leat. This appears to be shown as a meandering water course on a map of 1633.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Drain and Sluice marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV363576Article in Serial: Watts, M.. 2016. Water Power in the Lower Culm valley. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 148. Digital. 243-4.

Associated Monuments

MDV65780Related to: Cullompton Leat (Monument)
MDV127705Related to: Weir below Long Bridge, Cullompton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 28 2020 12:56PM