ST0407 : Kentisbeare: leat to Newland Farm

taken 12 years ago, near to Kentisbeare, Devon, Great Britain

Kentisbeare: leat to Newland Farm
Kentisbeare: leat to Newland Farm
By Square Oak. The leat has been in existence since 1299 and provided the Newland Farm water supply. It was probably used for irrigation too. In the 19th century it also powered a waterwheel at the farm. The leat runs from Goodiford Mill and is about 1 mile 550 yards long. [Sources: Helen Barrett. Our Heritage. A History of Kentisbeare and Blackborough, privately published, 1977, 13-15; Devon Record Office DRO 1926B/W/ET/6/13 and Geoff Cann, the owner of Newland in 2003]
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ST0407, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 29 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 29 March, 2006
Category
Leat   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0498 0754 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.5722N 3:21.0858W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 049 075
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