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HER Number:MDV58793
Name:Beenleigh Mill Leat, Harberton


Leat to Beenleigh Mill from a weir on the River Harbourne below Crowdy Mill. The leat appears to predate the mill suggesting it served an earlier function.


Grid Reference:SX 794 562
Map Sheet:SX75NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHarberton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARBERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX75NE/12/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

The leat is shown on the Tithe Map although Beenleigh Corn Mill is not suggesting that the leat served an earlier function.

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

Mill Leat marked, from a Weir on the Harbourne River to Beenleigh Corn Mill. The latter is marked as disused.

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report, Appendix 1: Ex. Arch. No. 14 (Report - Survey). SDV356906.

Ex. Arch. No. 14. Watercourse: Harbourne River.
The leat is first shown on the Tithe Map, on the right bank of the river, upstream of the weir. The sluice is set back from the river by about 2.0 metres and comprises two metal gates in a metal frame. It is maintained in working order and is in good condition.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Leat marked as disused.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96177 ]
SDV356906Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital. Appendix 1: Ex. Arch. No. 14.

Associated Monuments

MDV58794Related to: Beenleigh Manor Weir, Harberton (Monument)
MDV7586Related to: Beenleigh Watermill, Harberton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6538 - Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2014 10:34AM