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HER Number:MDV44057
Name:Buckland Fishery


Area of trout breeding tanks, fed by the Buckland Mill's leat. In use between 1904 and 1914.


Grid Reference:SS 488 379
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of former Buckland Fishery, a dismantled railway and traditional orchard/quarries, marked on early twentieth century mapping east of Buckland Manor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/241
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FISHERY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 8SE (Cartographic). SDV17296.

'Buckland Fishery' shown.

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

Fishery not shown.

University of the Third Age, 1995, Watermills in North Devon 1994, 26 (Monograph). SDV74915.

Buckland Mill was occupied by Mr Richmond between 1904 and 1914. He was an expert trout breeder, whose fish breeding tanks, further upstream, are still visible.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV17296Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 8SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV74915Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. Watermills in North Devon 1994. A5 Paperback. 26.

Associated Monuments

MDV37673Related to: Buckland Mill (Monument)
MDV31793Related to: Buckland Mill Fishponds (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2018 10:56AM