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HER Number:MDV65568
Name:Mill Leat, Heathcoat Lace Factory


Small mill leat to west and south sides of Heatcoat Lace Factory, diverting water from main mill leat, which it rejoins at the south end.


Grid Reference:SS 951 127
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/424/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small mill leat taking water along the east side of Leat Street, to west of the main buildings of Heathcoat's Lace Factory, then flowing east to the south of the Heathcoat School to rejoin the main mill leat.

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

Higbee, L. + Collings, A. G., 2000, Archaeological Recording at John Heathcoat and Co., Leat Street, Tiverton, Devon (Report - Watching Brief). SDV336285.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Richards, A., 23/09/2002, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV349499.

A small mill leat is shown on the Ordnance Survey (1890) 1:2500 map, from the weir on the main mill leat at SS95121281 running south, then turning east to rejoin the main mill leat at SS95241269.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336285Report - Watching Brief: Higbee, L. + Collings, A. G.. 2000. Archaeological Recording at John Heathcoat and Co., Leat Street, Tiverton, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 00.56. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349499Personal Comment: Richards, A.. 23/09/2002.

Associated Monuments

MDV1374Related to: Heathcoat Lace Factory, Tiverton (Building)
MDV65566Related to: Heathcoat Mill Leat, Tiverton (Monument)
MDV65567Related to: Weir, Heathcoat Lace Factory (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 8 2012 10:41AM