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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317426
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85369
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 BERRY STREET, Kingsteignton
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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