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HER Number:MDV21668
Name:Weir at Steps Bridge


Mill weir at Steps Bridge, dating to at least the late 19th century, although may be older. Associated with Dunsford Mill and Iron Mill, the edge-tool mill to the east.


Grid Reference:SX 804 883
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Civil ParishDunsford
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/73

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XIX - 1875 AD? (Between) to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Swete, R. J. (Revd), 564m/7/177 (Illustration). SDV300240.

Mill Weir at Dunsford. Illustrations by Swete.

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

Weir is depicted on the late 19th century historic mapping.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV300240Illustration: Swete, R. J. (Revd). 564m/7/177.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83167 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV80476Related to: Dunsford Mills Leat (Monument)
MDV9510Related to: Iron Mills, Dunsford (Building)
MDV13804Related to: Site of Dunsford Corn Mill (Monument)
MDV37134Related to: Steps Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2023 4:05PM