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HER Number:MDV39624
Name:LEAT in the Parish of Lewtrenchard

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SX 465 861
Map Sheet:SX48NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLewtrenchard
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLEWTRENCHARD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX48NE/18/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

'mill leat' shown on os 25" (1880s) map running southwest from a 'weir' on the 'river lew at sx47188651 via 'sluices' to sx46798623 from where it went underground to 'lew mill'. A tail race rejoined the river to the south of the mill at sx46758608. A further leat continued southwest to 'lew quarry' terminating at sx46008585 (os).

1964, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263307.

'mill leat' leading to lew mill shown on os 6" (1907) map and os 6" (1964) map (ach).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263310.

Des=os 6"(1907)map sheet 87se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263311.

Des=os 6"(1964)map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263312.

Des=os 25" (1880s).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263313.

Des=bodman,m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)213/interim draft report in smr.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Water was supplied to 'lew mill' by a stone leat that was roofed over and passed under the road (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV263307Migrated Record: 1964.
SDV263310Migrated Record:
SDV263311Migrated Record:
SDV263312Migrated Record:
SDV263313Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 27 2022 10:37AM