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Latitude: 50.5483 / 50°32'53"N
Longitude: -3.5939 / 3°35'38"W
OS Eastings: 287169
OS Northings: 73267
OS Grid: SX871732
Mapcode National: GBR QS.BSBW
Mapcode Global: FRA 37CM.1PQ
Entry Name: Walls to the Fairwater
Listing Date: 28 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165348
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85387
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 CROSSLEY MOOR ROAD, Kingsteignton
SX 87 SE
5/130 Walls to the Fairwater
Walls to mill leat running parallel to the pavement of Crossley Moor Road. Probably
C19 although the leat, known as the "Fairwater" is of ancient origin. Stone rubble
walls to leat which supplies both the Higher and Lower Mills (q.v.).
In 1879 the annual ceremony of the Whitsuntide Ram Roast in Kingsteignton was still
being held and was thought to trace back to the annual cleaning out of the Fairwater.
The leat is a picturesque feature of Kingsteignton.
White's Devonshire, (1878-79).
Listing NGR: SX8716973267
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