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HER Number:MDV51130
Name:Sluice at Velator Quay, Braunton

Summary

One of four sluice gates, mainly cast iron and brick, which are probably associated with the 19th century reclamation of the marshes.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 484 354
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/244/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SLUICE GATE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV81690.

Sluice of mainly cast-iron construction, situated at Velator Quay, associated with 19th century reclamation of the marshes.


Sage, A. J., 1995, NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme: Summary Results of Archaeological Recording, 2 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV341047.

A record was made of the sluice gate at Velator Quay, which is mainly cast iron and brick. It was only possible to record the upper structure due to the high water level. Other details: Figure 6, sluice 2.


Wessex Archaeology, 2007, RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment, WA 178 (Report - Assessment). SDV342125.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1201 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

One of several sluices of mainly cast-iron construction situated along route of proposed NRA tidal defence scheme. Associated with C19 reclamation of marshes.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Sluice marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 1201.
SDV341047Report - Watching Brief: Sage, A. J.. 1995. NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme: Summary Results of Archaeological Recording. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.67. A4 Stapled. 2.
SDV342125Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 67300.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. WA 178.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #31875 ]
SDV81690Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.36. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.

Associated Monuments

MDV51129Part of: Velator Quay (Monument)
MDV51129Related to: Velator Quay (Monument)
MDV51128Related to: Sluice at Velator Bridge (Monument)
MDV51134Related to: Sluice near Marstage Cottage, Braunton (Monument)
MDV51135Related to: Sluice to east of Poyers Bridge (Monument)
MDV51129Part of: Velator Quay (Monument)
MDV51129Related to: Velator Quay (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4407 - NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme Summary of Archaeological Recording
  • EDV4490 - RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment
  • EDV946 - Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme

Date Last Edited:May 10 2017 4:01PM