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Walls to the Fairwater in the Churchyard to the West of the Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsteignton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5448 / 50°32'41"N

Longitude: -3.5944 / 3°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 287128

OS Northings: 72884

OS Grid: SX871728

Mapcode National: GBR QS.C060

Mapcode Global: FRA 37CM.FHK

Plus Code: 9C2RGCV4+W7

Entry Name: Walls to the Fairwater in the Churchyard to the West of the Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85379

Location: Kingsteignton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kingsteignton

Built-Up Area: Kingsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingsteignton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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5/123 Walls to the Fairwater in the
Churchyard to the west of the
- Church of St Michael


Walls to mill leat in the churchyard. Probably C19 although the leat, known as the
Fairwater, is of ancient origin. Local grey limestone rubble.
The leat, which runs underground to north and south, is open in the centre and is a
picturesque feature of the Churchyard.
The origins of the watercourse may be medieval, at one time it powered 3 mills. In
1879 the ceremony of the Whitsuntide Ram Roast was still being held and was thought
to trace back to the annual cleaning of the Fairwater.
White's Devonshire (1878-79).

Listing NGR: SX8712872884

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