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HER Number:MDV67355
Name:LEAT in the Parish of Morchard Bishop


Leat to Wigham Mill.


Grid Reference:SS 751 088
Map Sheet:SS70NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMorchard Bishop
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMORCHARD BISHOP

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS70NE/43/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

NMR, Untitled Source, 6 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV323268.

Line of mill leat visible as a depression running north across field. Channel is 4m wide near building remains, 2m wide further north. Up to 0.4m deep (citing Dyer).

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a 'Mill Leat' shown on 1880s 25" OS map running south from a 'Weir' on the River Dalch' at SS74990907 via a Sluice' and 'Wigham Mill' to rejoin the river at SS75080879.

Dyer, M. J., 1994, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV39347.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323268National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SS70NE. 6.
SDV39347Site Visit: Dyer, M. J.. 1994. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Field Investigation.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV39043Related to: Morchard Bishop, Wigham Mill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2658 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM