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HER Number:MDV46376
Name:Leat to Tracey Mill, Honiton


Leat or Mill Race to Tracey Mill.


Grid Reference:ST 156 011
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Leat and tailrace to/from Tracey Mill dating to the post-medieval period

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10SE/39/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL RACE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1806-1807, Untitled Source, 45 Pt 2 (Cartographic). SDV337526.

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

'Mill Race' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Ordnance Survey, 1982, ST10SE (Cartographic). SDV337525.

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1992 - 1993, Blackdown Hills Survey Archive (Archive - Survey). SDV324187.

A mill race is shown on Ordnance Survey maps from 1806-7. The same route is shown on the 1982 1:10,000 Ordnance Survey map starting at ST16010115 where a weir is marked, running south into a wide U-shape and then rejoining the river Otter at ST15410123.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324187Archive - Survey: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1992 - 1993. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. Blackdown Hills Survey Archive. A4 Unbound.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337525Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1982. ST10SE. Ordnance Survey 1:10000 map. Map (Paper).
SDV337526Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1806-1807. Ordnance Survey 3 inch Surveyors Draft. Unknown. 45 Pt 2.

Associated Monuments

MDV18746Related to: Lower Griggs Mill, Honiton (Monument)
MDV17046Related to: Tracey Mill, Honiton (Building)
MDV73019Related to: Weir on River Otter above Tracey Mill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2023 11:11AM