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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
Entry Name: Walls to the Fairwater in the Churchyard to the West of the Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 28 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097091
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85379
Location: Kingsteignton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12
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
KINGSTEIGNTON CHURCH STREET, Kingsteignton
SX 87 SE
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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