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HER Number:MDV134210
Name:Weir and sluice along the leat south of Lion Mills, Barnstaple


A weir and sluice are depicted on late 19th and early 20th century mapping along a mill leat to Halls, Lions and Bradiford Mills. The sluice is marked on modern mapping dating to 2023.


Grid Reference:SS 550 343
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPILTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XIX - 1801 AD (Between) to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 4473 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

'Weir' and 'Sluice' marked on Ordnance Survey 25 inch maps (1st Edition 1890; 1st Revision 1904).

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

A sluice is marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 4473. [Mapped feature: #141062 ]
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV68213Related to: Mill Leat to Halls, Lions and Bradiford Mills (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 25 2023 5:51PM