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HER Number:MDV39802
Name:Mill Leat at Bowden Mill, North Bovey

Summary

Bowden Mill leat running between SX723841 and SX72584. Associated with the Mill and millpond. Surveyed and recorded in the Dartmoor Trust Leats Project.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 722 840
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/59/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XIX to XXI - 1801 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Mill leat' shown on Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1906) map.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 1963 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV60736.

Mill leat shown but not marked on Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1963) map.


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

Leat surveyed and recorded running between SX723841 and SX725841. (Tributary of River Bovey) Rubble weir take-off. Good flow into millpond restored by owner. Launder to wheel restored. Wheel in process of restoration. Railrace through tunnel roofed with huge granite blocks. Owner continuing restoration including original corn mill machinery. Other details: T:\Dartmoor Leats Survey / Q:\MAPDATA\HISTORIC\LeatsProject. Map object based on this Source.


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

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV347530Report - Survey: Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2010. Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010. Dartmoor Trust. Digital.
SDV60736Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 1963 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV8791Related to: Bowden Mill, North Bovey (Building)
MDV39803Related to: Mill Pond at Bowden Mill, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2011 1:21PM