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HER Number:MDV65780
Name:Cullompton Leat

Summary

The Cullompton Leat takes its water from the Spratford Stream. Its age is uncertain although it is shown on a map of 1633.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 023 074
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/38/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEAT (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Bayer, O. J., 17/10/2000, Archaeological Recording on the SWW Sewer Requisition Pipeline at Court Farm, Cullompton (Report - Watching Brief). SDV13930.

No canalisation of the 'mill stream' was observed during the construction of the pipeline suggesting the natural course of the stream was used as a mill leat.


Watts, M., 2006, The Cullompton or Town Leat, 1 (Un-published). SDV338341.

The Cullompton Leat takes its water from the Spratford Stream, a tributary of the river Culm. The age of the leat is uncertain. Part of the leat is shown on a map of 1633.


Morton, R., 2007, Land at Station Road Cullompton, Devon. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment for Tesco Stores Ltd, 4,10,14,15 (Report - Assessment). SDV338659.

Date of construction uncertain but likely to be of at least early 17th century date. Part of leat shown on maps of 1633 and 1678.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13930Report - Watching Brief: Bayer, O. J.. 17/10/2000. Archaeological Recording on the SWW Sewer Requisition Pipeline at Court Farm, Cullompton. Exeter Archaeology Historic Environment Record Entry. 4036. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV338341Un-published: Watts, M.. 2006. The Cullompton or Town Leat. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.
SDV338659Report - Assessment: Morton, R.. 2007. Land at Station Road Cullompton, Devon. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment for Tesco Stores Ltd. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 07059. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4,10,14,15.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV18703Related to: Higher Mill, Cullompton (Monument)
MDV18704Related to: Lower Mill, Cullompton (Monument)
MDV18702Related to: Middle Mill, Cullompton (Monument)
MDV69871Related to: Mill Pond North of Lower Mill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4242 - Desk-based Assessment of Land at Station Road, Cullompton, Devon

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 9:51AM