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HER Number:MDV32707
Name:Leat to Fremington Mill


Former leat to Fremington Mill.


Grid Reference:SS 511 319
Map Sheet:SS53SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFremington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFREMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SW/12/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Unknown date)

Full description

1964, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV86354.

'old mill leat' shown on os 6" (1905) map and os 6" (1964) map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV86357.

Des=os 6"(1905)12ne.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV86358.

Des=os 6"(1964).

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

Mill Leat marked.

North Devon Archaeological Society, 1989, North Devon Watermills, 40 (Monograph). SDV337776.

Water still flows in the leat.

University of the Third Age, 1995, Watermills in North Devon 1994, 48 (Monograph). SDV74915.

The leat is now dry. The water has been diverted.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 1099 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

'Mill Leat' marked on Ordnance Survey first edition 25 inch maps. Possibly also depicted on Tithe Map.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

The lower half of the leat is marked as a drain, the upper half, alongside a track to the mill appears to be dry.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337776Monograph: North Devon Archaeological Society. 1989. North Devon Watermills. North Devon Watermills. A5 Paperback. 40.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 1099.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114892 ]
SDV74915Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. Watermills in North Devon 1994. A5 Paperback. 48.
SDV86354Migrated Record: 1964.
SDV86357Migrated Record:
SDV86358Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV906Related to: Fremington Mill (Building)
MDV32686Related to: Weir circa 500 metres south-southwest of Fremington Mill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 14 2019 11:02AM