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HER Number:MDV80094
Name:Town Mill Leat railings, Plymouth Road, Buckfastleigh


Iron railings fronting the Town Mill Leat on Plymouth Road and Bossell Road. Buckfastleigh had a complex urban water supply to service the mills, which is an important historic feature of the town.


Grid Reference:SX 738 660
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 392307

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RAILINGS (XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Includes: Railings to Town Mill Leat fronting No.36 Bossell Road. Railings to town mill leat, fronting Nos 113 (Woodholme, not included), 114 (Woodview) and 115 Plymouth Road and No.36 Bossell Road. Mid/late 19th century. Iron railings consisting of two horizontal round-on-section rails, the top rail thicker, with scrolled ends. The rails are threaded through round-on-section standards with rings at the top. Buckfastleigh's complex urban water supply is an important historic feature of the town. Other details: Listed Building number: 392307.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106899 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV22930Related to: 114 Plymouth Road (Woodview), Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80095Related to: 115 Plymouth Road, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV80096Related to: 36 Bossell Road, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV108109Related to: Town Woollen Mill Leat, Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2017 12:26PM