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HER Number:MDV74535
Name:Knowlwater Leat


Leat taking water from the Knowlwater to Knowlwater Farm. Late 19th century, no longer visible.


Grid Reference:SS 520 363
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHeanton Punchardon
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEANTON PUNCHARDON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1890, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV118376.

'Leat' shown.

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV340799.

Leat deriving from a sluice and weir on the Knowlwater, apparently serving only Knowlwater Farm. It was not present on an estate map of 1856. The 1946 aerial photograph shows its course marked by a line of small trees, no longer present. Late 19th century. Other details: Site 74.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV118376Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1890. 6 inch. Map (Paper).
SDV340799Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4404 - Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of Proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon

Date Last Edited:Sep 25 2008 8:53AM