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HER Number:MDV9266
Name:Leat to Abbrook Saw Mill, Kingsteignton

Summary

Site of a leat shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance survey running west from Sandygate Mill to Abbrook Saw Mill. Later maps appear to show the wheel as being served from the Ugbrook Stream to the north.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 865 746
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/64

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.

Leat shown on 19th century map running west from Sandygate Mill at SX86787474 via a Sluice at SX86657499 to the 'aw Mill at SX86387469.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

The leat to the Saw Mill appears to come straight from the Ugbrook Stream to the north on the early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

The Water Wheel seems to be supplied with water from the Ugbrook Stream to the north on the 1930s map.


Mitchell, M., 1979, Ball Clay Survey of South Devon, No. 84 (Archive - Survey). SDV341500.

Mill leat, disused. Runs from SX86397467 to SX86437465.


Griffiths, D. M., 1983, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV339759.

Site visit 8th July 1973. Served the Abbrook pumping mill/sawmill at SX86387468. Presumably some of it has been destroyed by the quarry.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 15 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 5, site 29.


Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP), 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV339561.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109587 ]
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15.
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339561Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP). Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9.
SDV339759Personal Comment: Griffiths, D. M.. 1983. Not Applicable.
SDV341500Archive - Survey: Mitchell, M.. 1979. Ball Clay Survey of South Devon. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Survey of the Ball Clay Industry of . Mixed Archive Material. No. 84.

Associated Monuments

MDV52162Related to: Abbrook Clay Works (Monument)
MDV9254Related to: Abbrook Clay Works, Saw Mill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4322 - Southacre and John Acres Lane/Whitepit
  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Feb 8 2012 4:02PM