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HER Number:MDV16744
Name:Bovey Pottery Leat


The Bovey Pottery leat runs from its source in the area of Yarner Wood to the site of the former Bovey Tracey potteries.


Grid Reference:SX 808 775
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NW/86

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1837, 1508M Devon/Maps: Bovey Tracey/A1 (Record Office Collection). SDV287897.

Adams, E. A., 1946, The Old Heytor Granite Railway, 155 (Article in Serial). SDV341504.

The source of the leat is in the area of Yarner Wood, at SX78--78--. It runs on to the pottery at SX81527719.

Ewans, M. C., 1977, The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal (Monograph). SDV341543.

Department of Environment, 1986, Bovey Tracey, 40 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV297013.

Known in 1837 as the top leat belongint to the Folly Pottery.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV287897Record Office Collection: Unknown. 1837. 1508M Devon/Maps: Bovey Tracey/A1. Devon Maps & Map-Makers: Manuscript maps before 1840. Manuscript.
SDV297013List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Bovey Tracey. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 40.
SDV341504Article in Serial: Adams, E. A.. 1946. The Old Heytor Granite Railway. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 78. A5 Hardback. 155.
SDV341543Monograph: Ewans, M. C.. 1977. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. Unknown.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81874 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV21312Related to: Bovey Pottery Leat (Dartmoor section) (Monument)
MDV8963Related to: Bovey Tracey Potteries (Monument)
MDV56668Related to: Chapple Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 14 2016 3:58PM