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HER Number:MDV62054
Name:West Exe Mills Leat


Mill leat from River Exe north of West Exe mills, which ran through both mills, then rejoined the Exe south of its confluence with the River Loman.


Grid Reference:SS 952 121
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/393/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

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

'Mill Leat' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1972, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV24166.

The leat runs from a weir at SS95301235 to rejoin the Exe at SS95251188.

Ordnance Survey, 2000, Map View (Cartographic). SDV349345.

The former course of the leat is reflected in some of the current property boundaries, although much of this area has been redeveloped.

Collings, A. G., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed development Site off Howden Road, Tiverton, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV336235.

Filled in around 1970.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24166Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1972. 1:10,000. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336235Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed development Site off Howden Road, Tiverton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.59. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349345Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2000. Map View. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV62080Related to: Lower West Exe Mill (Monument)
MDV62055Related to: Tiverton Town Weir (Monument)
MDV62053Related to: West Exe Mills, Tiverton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2020 8:57AM