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Walls to the Fairwater

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsteignton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5457 / 50°32'44"N

Longitude: -3.5941 / 3°35'38"W

OS Eastings: 287149

OS Northings: 72985

OS Grid: SX871729

Mapcode National: GBR QS.C07W

Mapcode Global: FRA 37CM.7MJ

Entry Name: Walls to the Fairwater

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85369

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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Listing Text

SX 87 SE
5/113 Walls to the Fairwater


Walls to mill leat which runs parallel to the road in Berry Street. Probably C19
although the leat, known as the Fairwater, is of ancient origin. Stone rubble walls
to the leat, access to the houses on the west side of Berry Street is via granite
slabs across the leat.
The origins of the watercourse may be medieval. In 1879 the ceremony of the
Whitsuntide Ram Roast was still held and was thought to trace back to the annual
cleaning of the Fairwater.

Whites Devonsire (1878-9).

Listing NGR: SX8714972985

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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