MEM25164 - Post-medieval weir northwest of Frackford Bridge (Building)


The weir is shown on historic mapping. It diverts water from the River Avill into a mill stream.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A weir is depicted on the River Avill diverting water into the mill stream recorded as MEM24623, on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at SS 9820 4343. [1] The weir is again shown on the 25 inch 2nd Edition map. [2] The weir is not depicted on the Tithe Map for Dunster; however, the mill leat is shown, suggesting the feature was in place by this time. [3] The weir is depicted and labelled on the 2022 MasterMap data. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: 1842. Dunster Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch.
  • <4>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2022. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #47902 Weir, ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9820 4343 (28m by 26m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Record last edited

Mar 30 2022 1:28PM


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