MDE21087 - Post-medieval weir at Leeford (Monument)

Summary

The weir is shown on historic mapping at the junction of the East Lyn River with a mill leat.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A weir is shown on the six inch 2nd Edition 1903 Ordnance Survey map. [1] No sign of weir on six inch 1962 map. [2] The weir is depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition map. It appears to be associated with the beginning of the mill leat for Brendon Mill (MDE21089). [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, 3SE amd 3NE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46885 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7700 4826 (67m by 15m)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31105
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31106
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/601
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/601/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21088

Record last edited

Jan 18 2021 4:10PM

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