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HER Number:MDV80473
Name:South Tawton Mill Leat

Summary

South Tawton Mill Leat runs between SX659941 - SX657944, supplying South Tawton Corn Mill. Dates to at least the late 19th century, although may be earlier. Surveyed and recorded in the Dartmoor Trust Leats Project.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 942
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

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

‘Mine Leat’ depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (approximately 1880s in date).


Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2010, Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010 (Report - Survey). SDV347530.

South Tawton Mill Leat surveyed and recorded flowing between SX659941 - SX657944 (Tributary of Taw). Main source unclear. Good floor in well maintained channel to millpond and mill. Wheel in good condition. Other details: T:\Dartmoor Leats Survey / Q:\MAPDATA\HISTORIC\LeatsProject.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107267 ]
SDV347530Report - Survey: Dartmoor Trust and Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2010. Dartmoor Trust Leats Project 2009-2010. Dartmoor Trust. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV20412Related to: Field name evidence near South Tawton Mill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 10:34AM