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HER Number:MDV39792
Name:Rushford Mill Leat, Chagford

Summary

Rushford Mill Leat runs between SX700883 - SX706884, supplying the 18th century Rushford Corn Mill. Surveyed and recorded in the Dartmoor Trust Leats Project.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 702 883
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/29/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XVIII to XXI - 1800 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Rushford Mill leat depicted on the Tithe Map of approximately 1840


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

‘Mill Leat’ depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (approximately 1880s in date).


Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2010, Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010 (Report - Survey). SDV347530.

Rushford Mill Leat surveyed and recorded flowing between SX700883 - SX706884 (Teign). Take-off at weir. Water supply for Chagford swimming pool. Mill wheel removed. Public footpath along most of its length. Generally in good order but can spread out of its channel at SX702883. Abstraction licence under Habitats Directive review. Other details: T:\Dartmoor Leats Survey / Q:\MAPDATA\HISTORIC\LeatsProject.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #90484 ]
SDV347530Report - Survey: Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2010. Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010. Dartmoor Trust. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV8259Related to: Rushford Corn Mill, Chagford (Building)
MDV77214Related to: Rushford Mill Farm, Chagford (Monument)
MDV102775Related to: Weir 530 metres west of Rushford Bridge, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 9 2012 2:46PM