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HER Number:MDV18195
Name:Exeter Canal, Matford Pool


Matford Pool was the site of the entrance to the first 16th century Exeter Canal


Grid Reference:SX 944 892
Map Sheet:SX98NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Civil ParishExminster
Ecclesiastical ParishEXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98NW/76

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LOCK (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

CLARK, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV23450.

Matford pool. Site of the entrance to the first exeter canal (see sx99sw/133). Built 1566. This continued to be the entrance until the canal was lengthened in 1676 (clark).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24653.

Clark, e. A. G. /ports of the exe estuary: 1660-1860/(1968)28-32.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24654.

Hadfield, c. /the canals of sw england/(1967)19-20.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24655.

Stephens, w. B. /journal of transport history/3(1957)1-11/the exeter lighter canal, 1566-1698/in exeter pf.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV23450Migrated Record: CLARK.
SDV24653Migrated Record:
SDV24654Migrated Record:
SDV24655Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV18147Related to: Exeter Canal (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 5 2009 8:07AM