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HER Number:MDV31770
Name:Velator Weir

Summary

Weir shown on late 19th and 20th century maps, immediately downstream of Velator Bridge.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 485 357
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/130

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Weir' shown.


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

'Weir' shown.


Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV81690.

Immediately downstream of the bridge is a weir, shown on 19th century maps. This structure should be considered an important feature of historical interest within the overall Quay area.


Sage, A. J., 1995, NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme: Summary Results of Archaeological Recording, 2 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV341047.


Wessex Archaeology, 2007, RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV342125.

Other details: WA 160.

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).
SDV341047Report - Watching Brief: Sage, A. J.. 1995. NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme: Summary Results of Archaeological Recording. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.67. A4 Stapled. 2.
SDV342125Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 67300.01. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV81690Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.36. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV51128Related to: Sluice at Velator Bridge (Monument)
MDV36799Related to: Velator Bridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4407 - NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme Summary of Archaeological Recording
  • EDV4490 - RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment
  • EDV946 - Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme

Date Last Edited:May 14 2009 11:42AM