MMO3613 - Post-medieval leat northwest of Monksilver (Monument)

Summary

A post medieval leat is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork. It is depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1888 as connected to Manor Flour Mill in Monksilver, and was presumably related to the milling activity here.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post medieval leat is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork north west of Monksilver. Beginning at approximately ST 0715 3766, the leat runs north west across Normansmeadow Copse, before fading from view at approximately ST 0706 3781. It measures approximately 168 metres long and less than 1 metre wide. The leat is depicted on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1888 as connected to Manor Flour Mill in Monksilver, and was presumably related to the milling activity here, perhaps supplying a water wheel (1-2).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: ST 03 NE. MD002178.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0711 3773 (96m by 154m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish MONKSILVER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE121
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1497821

Record last edited

Apr 2 2013 2:51PM

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