MEM23676 - Puzzlecombe Weir (Monument)


A weir is depicted on historic mapping but appears no longer to be extant.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A weir is shown on the Tithe Map for Dulverton at SS 9347 2638 on the River Exe. The river is labelled 2267 at this point, which the Apportionment states was owned by the Trustees of the Minehead Turnpike Roads. [1] The feature is shown and labelled "Puzzlecombe Weir" on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [2] It is again shown on the 2nd Edition map. [3] The weir appears to be no longer extant. The river has also changed shape at this location. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: 1838. Dulverton Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 2267.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.



Grid reference Centred SS 9347 2638 (28m by 54m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Dec 3 2019 9:53AM


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