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HER Number:MDV17771
Name:MILL in the Parish of Ideford


Ideford mill, ceased operating in 1930 (williams).


Grid Reference:SX 885 767
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIdeford
Ecclesiastical ParishIDEFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/86

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

'ideford mill (corn) shown on os 25" (1880s) map as three buildings to the east of the bridge (os).

WILLIAMS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22693.

Ideford mill, ceased operating in 1930 (williams).

SPAB, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244259.

Vis=-/-/1965 (spab) traces of the mill survive (spab).

1906, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308575.

"ideford mill cottage" marked on os 6" (1906) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308578.

Williams, h. F. /tda/87(1955)86/ideford through the centuries.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308579.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308580.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308581.

Des=os 6"(1906)102sw.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308584.

Des=os 25" (1880s).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV327321.

'ideford mill' is now ruinous (doe).

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 38.6 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Unknown, 1999, Well Farm, Olchard, Ideford Devon, 3 (Report - Survey). SDV309464.

Well Farm together with its two water grist mills in the valley below was conveyed to John Tothill of Ideford in 1656. John Tothill sold Well and the mills the following year to John Clotterbrooke of Ideford.

Bodman, M., 2016, Water Mills and other Water-powered Sites in Devon. Revised edition, 456 (Report - non-specific). SDV359634.

Documentary reference to Ideford Mill in 1692. At that time it was rented by John Guildford from Mrs. Clutterbuck but he quitted when she failed to make good necessary repairs. A fire insurance policy of 1776 refers to 'a farmhouse and water mill house adjoining and on the mills in the millhouse'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV22693Migrated Record: WILLIAMS.
SDV244259Migrated Record: SPAB.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 38.6.
SDV308575Migrated Record: 1906.
SDV308578Migrated Record:
SDV308579Migrated Record:
SDV308580Migrated Record:
SDV308581Migrated Record:
SDV308584Migrated Record:
SDV309464Report - Survey: Unknown. 1999. Well Farm, Olchard, Ideford Devon. Devonshire Association. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV327321Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV359634Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 2016. Water Mills and other Water-powered Sites in Devon. Revised edition. A4 Comb Bound. 456.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2016 2:02PM