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HER Number:MDV1622
Name:Leat to Bidlake Mill, Bridestowe


Leat to Bidlake Mill shown on 19th century and later maps


Grid Reference:SX 487 885
Map Sheet:SX48NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBridestowe
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX48NE/15
  • Old SAM County Ref: 751

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XII to XIX - 1200 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Mill Leat' marked on 19th century map running southwest from a 'Sluice' on the south side of a 'Weir' on the River Lew at SX49118891 to 'Bidlake Mill (Corn)'.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 87NE (Cartographic). SDV335985.

'Old Mill Leat' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, SX48NE (Cartographic). SDV338898.

'Old Mill Leat' shown.

Ministry of Public Building and Works, 1969, Bidlake Mill and Leat (Schedule Document). SDV338896.

Bidlake Mill and Leat. The wheel at Bidlake Mill is fed by a leat off the River Lew and thence by a short launder.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Mill leat shown on modern mapping running south from a 'Weir' on the River Lew at SX49128892.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335985Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 87NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338896Schedule Document: Ministry of Public Building and Works. 1969. Bidlake Mill and Leat. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV338898Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. SX48NE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81749 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV1621Related to: Bidlake Mill, Bridestowe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2010 12:40PM