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HER Number:MDV15384
Name:Taw Green Mill


Formerly known as Taw Mills. In 1746 the mill comprised two waterwheels each driving a single pair of stones. By 1902 it had only one waterwheel. The millhouse was gutted by fire circa 1892.


Grid Reference:SX 653 967
Map Sheet:SX69NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69NE/30

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Built, Post Medieval to XVIII - 1540 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Taw Green Mill (Corn) marked.

Lega-Weekes, E., 1902, Neighbours of North Wyke: Part 2: Notes on Some Old Houses of Itton, 578-467 (Article in Serial). SDV336451.

Taw mills, now shown on Ordnance Survey maps as Taw Green Mill. In 1746, the grist corn mills at Taw Mills were sold. They consisted of a complete room of mills, with two waterwheels and two pairs of stones, two dwelling-houses, stable, two hogs houses and a linhay. The dam was at the head of Wear Park. The present ruinous millhouse (gutted by fire circa 1892), lies on the west side of the road. Shown as 2,529 on tithe map. It has only one waterwheel. Wear Park (2,535) adjoins the premises.

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

Marked as Taw Green Mill (Disused).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336451Article in Serial: Lega-Weekes, E.. 1902. Neighbours of North Wyke: Part 2: Notes on Some Old Houses of Itton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 34. A5 Paperback. 578-467.

Associated Monuments

MDV15385Related to: Mullin's Mill, Taw Green (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2014 8:49AM