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HER Number:MDV10400
Name:Higher Mill, East Budleigh

Summary

Site of medieval manorial mill. Adjacent to southwest angle of churchyard in apparently the oldest part of the village.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 065 849
Map Sheet:SY08SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 448630
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SE/7

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (I to XXI - 1 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV106931.

Brushfield, t. N. /tda/22(1890)291-292/notes on the parish of east budleigh.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV106932.

Osa=sy08se1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV106933.

Des=bodman,m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003) 178-179/interim draft report in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV106934.

Bodman,m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)21,6/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV106935.

Des=os 25" (1880s).


Brushfield, T. N., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107043.

Higher budleighvisestimated -/-/1889(brushfield, t. N. ) medieval manorial mill. The site is adjacent to the southwest angle of the churchyard, and is apparently in the oldest part of the village. The leat carrying water to it has been formed by a deep cutting. The wheel is undershot by water.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

Vis10/7/1953(os) the site is traceable by a piece of walling and the iron wheel of the building which existed in 1890. These remains are probably 19th century. The mill race and stream still exist.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Higher Mill (Corn)' shown. Map object based on this Source.


Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Three water mills were mentioned at east budleigh in 1578. 'town mills' was mentioned in 1850 and 'polslo's mill' in 1983. The 1842 tithe map shows a pond. The mill was still working in 1904 but later the mill building had gone and the overshot waterwheel was in a bad condition (bodman).


Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: East Budleigh, 6 (Report - non-specific). SDV346582.

A corn mill once known as Higher Mill once occupied a site about 50 metres west of the village hall.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2177 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Site of medieval manorial mill. Adjacent to southwest angle of churchyard in apparently the oldest part of the village. Section of wall and iron wheel (probably 19th century date) remained in 1953. Building shown on Tithe Map (c. SY 0650 8493) and listed as 'Town Mills, House etc' in Tithe Apportionment (Tithe Apportionment No. 1342; owned and occupied by Joseph Tedbury).
SMR; East Budleigh Tithe Map/Tithe Apportionment c. 1845/1842.


Unknown, 2011, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (Website). SDV346577.

Plot 1342, described as 'Town Mills, house, &c' in the East Budleigh Tithe Apportionment.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.


Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV106931Migrated Record:
SDV106932Migrated Record:
SDV106933Migrated Record:
SDV106934Migrated Record:
SDV106935Migrated Record:
SDV107043Migrated Record: Brushfield, T. N..
SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV346577Website: Unknown. 2011. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. www.eastdevonaonb.org.uk. Website.
SDV346582Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: East Budleigh. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 2177.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2016 10:46AM