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HER Number:MDV63689
Name:LEAT in the Parish of Filleigh


Mill leat running southwest from the River Bray & rejoining the river to the south of Filleigh Mills


Grid Reference:SS 675 279
Map Sheet:SS62NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFilleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFILLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS62NE/63/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Mill Leat' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map running southwest from a 'Head Weir' on the River Bray at SS67672805 via a 'Sluice' to 'Filleigh Mills (Corn)' & continuing south to rejoin the river at SS67432764.

COLVIN + MOGGRIDGE, 2000, Untitled Source, 22-3 (Report - non-specific). SDV62545.

The second Earl Fortescue had a leat constructed in 1842 when the waterwheel at the sawmill was placed several feet above the water intended to turn it. It is proposed to de-silt this leat under the Castle Hill Park Countryside Stewardship Scheme of 2000.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV62545Report - non-specific: COLVIN + MOGGRIDGE. 2000. Castle Hill Park Restoration Management Plan: Interim Report (Final). 22-3.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25". OS 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV31958Related to: Filleigh Mill House (Building)
MDV31957Related to: Filleigh Mills (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM