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HER Number:MDV10401
Name:Tidwell Mill, Budleigh Salterton, East Budleigh


Tidwell mill.


Grid Reference:SY 060 832
Map Sheet:SY08SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBudleigh Salterton
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SE/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tidwell mill. Visestimated -/-/1889(brushfield, t. N. ) the mill is placed in the narrow kersbrook valley a short distance from the springs, the origin of the brook. It is frequently mentioned in the parish accounts, the earliest as 'todwell mill' in 1599.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107046.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107047.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107048.

Des=bodman,m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)177/interim draft report in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107049.

Bodman,m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)21,4/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

Vis10/7/1953(os) no further information from field investigation. The site is occupied by a modern pumping station. The mill leat still exists.

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

'tidwell mills' were mentioned from 1697-1804. In 1832 'tidwell mansion and farm with grist mill' was sold. Frequently mentioned in parish accounts as 'todwell mill' (bodman).

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2158 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

SMR gives NGR as site of Tidwell Mill (documented in 1599); site now occupied by modern pumping station but leat still exists (SMR). Unclear if buildings shown on Tithe Map to south of road associated with mill or former manor house. Field to east of Kersbrook Lane called Rack Park on Tithe Map/Tithe Apportionment (Tithe Apportionment No. 1032 at SY 0630 8330). Indicates that either Tidwell Mill or Kersbrook Mill to south operated as fulling mill at some time.
SMR; East Budleigh Tithe Map/Tithe Apportionment c. 1845/1842; OS 1891 1:10560 map (sheet 93SE).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV107043Migrated Record: Brushfield, T. N..
SDV107046Migrated Record:
SDV107047Migrated Record:
SDV107048Migrated Record:
SDV107049Migrated Record:
SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
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. 2158.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2016 9:02AM