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HER Number:MDV1625
Name:MILL in the Parish of Lewtrenchard


Lew mill. Flour mill. The manor mill. Leat (baring-gould).


Grid Reference:SX 467 861
Map Sheet:SX48NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLewtrenchard
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLEWTRENCHARD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX48NE/18

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

'lew mill (corn)' shown on os 25" (1880s) map as a group of buildings to the southwest of the 'dower house' with a leat from the northeast (os).

DCC MILLS SURVEY, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV178159.

Vis=est 1973 (anon) 19th century cornmill. Has been gutted (dcc mills survey).

SPAB, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244259.

Vis=-/-/1965 (spab) mill empty.

1964, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV264216.

Vis='lew mill' shown on os 6" (1907) map and os 6" (1964) map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264219.

Baring-gould, s. /tda/20(1888)158-159/some devon monoliths.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264220.

Des=spab mills index/(1982)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264221.

Des=dcc/survey of watermills in devon/(1974)gazetteer.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264222.

Des=os 6"(1907)map sheet 87se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264223.

Des=os 6"(1964)map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264224.

Des=os 25" (1880s).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264225.

Des=bodman,m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)28,42/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264226.

Des=bodman,m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)213/interim draft report in smr.

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

A mill at 'lew trenchard' was mentioned in 1795. 'lew mill' was described in 1811 as a grist mill with a water powered threshing machine. The farm including a house, farm buildings, 360 acres and a lime quarry. In 1947 it was described as a three storey stone building with a slate roof and overshot wheel. The mill has been cleared of machinery by 1962 (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV178159Migrated Record: DCC MILLS SURVEY.
SDV244259Migrated Record: SPAB.
SDV264216Report - Survey: 1964.
SDV264219Migrated Record:
SDV264220Migrated Record:
SDV264221Migrated Record:
SDV264222Migrated Record:
SDV264223Migrated Record:
SDV264224Migrated Record:
SDV264225Migrated Record:
SDV264226Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM