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HER Number:MDV31744
Name:Horden's Mill Leat


Leat bringing water from the River Caen to Horden's Mill. It then passed through a culvert under the river and re-entered it further downstream.


Grid Reference:SS 486 364
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/155

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL RACE (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 8SE (Cartographic). SDV17296.

'Mill Leat' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

Mill leat not visible.

University of the Third Age, 1995, Watermills in North Devon 1994, 59 (Monograph). SDV74915.

A leat operated the mill wheel, the water pouring down the face of the wheel and into a culvert that passed under the River Caen. At the far side of the river, the culvert led into Score Orchard, and the leat re-entered the river some distance downstream.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV17296Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 8SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV74915Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. Watermills in North Devon 1994. A5 Paperback. 59.

Associated Monuments

MDV16292Related to: Horden's Mill, Braunton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2019 2:32PM