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HER Number:MDV37047
Name:Boyton Mill Leat, Northcott


Mill leat shown on 1907 and 1963 Ordnance Survey mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 331 928
Map Sheet:SX39SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuffincott
Civil ParishNorthcott
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHCOTT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of site of weirs on former course of River Tamar and leat to Boynton Mill dating to the 19th century or earlier

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX39SW/515/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL RACE (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Mill Leat' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV20181.

'Mill Leat' shown.

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

'Mill Leat' shown.

Knight, S., 2011, Site Visit to Lower Northcott Farm (Personal Comment). SDV347033.

Site visit 31st March 2011. The former course of the mill leat is an earthwork in permanent pasture. The watercourse now runs along a field boundary.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV20181Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 6" County Series.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV347033Personal Comment: Knight, S.. 2011. Site Visit to Lower Northcott Farm. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV37046Related to: Boyton or Northcott Mill, Northcott (Building)
MDV113694Related to: Weirs on north side of Headweir Copse, Luffincott (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 11 2016 11:18AM