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HER Number:MDV106470
Name:Sandypath Mill, Drewsteignton


Building marked as Sandypath Mill on the Tithe Map. Appears to have continued as a mill building into the 20th century; now redeveloped as a dwelling.


Grid Reference:SX 709 895
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))
  • THRESHING MILL (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Building marked as Sandypath Mill. Plot 491 is recorded as Mill Meadow on the apportionment and 493 as Machine Pond.

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

Building is shown on the early 20th century historic map; appears unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

The mid-20th century aerial photographs show the mill building (extension on the north-western side shown on historic maps no longer visible). Roof is mansard style.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Late 20th century aerial photograph shows the building to have been developed, extended and entirely re-roofed since the 1940s aerial.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 280 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

A sales notice for parcels of land at Furlong, Easterbrook and Lower Parford estates in 1869 refers to 'the barn, water power thrashing machine and grist mills at Easterbrooke'.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Building is depicted on the modern mapping, overlying the footprint of the mill building. Has been extended.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 280.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65994 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV106471Related to: Machine Pond, Sandypath Mill, Drewsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 10:47AM