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Walls to the Fairwater

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsteignton, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85387

Location: Kingsteignton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

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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Listing Text

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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