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HER Number:MDV17779
Name:Exwick Mills

Summary

The site is probably ancient as Exwick is recorded as having a mill in the Domesday Survey of 1086. Probably on the site of St. Andrew's Priory mill. It was rebuilt as a fulling mill in the 17th century and substantially rebuilt in 1886. The mill closed in 1958. Now a store.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 907 939
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
DistrictExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishST.THOMAS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SW/97

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

Site of st. Andrew's priory mills. Marked on os 6" 1970 (os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22836.

Sww pipeline ran beneath the road from a distance c 50m s of the site to 150m n. It was not possible to continuously observe trenching, and no archaeological features were observed (reed + turton).


1932, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24873.

"exwick mills on site of st. Andrew's priory mills" marked on os 6" (1932) map (os).


SEE DRO, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24874.

The site is probably ancient since exwick manor is recorded as having a mill in domesday. Began as corn or grist mills. Rebuilt as fulling mill in 17c. Substantially rebuilt in mid 19c (see dro) (weddell).


NMR CITING CHITTY, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24876.

Exwick flour mills. Rebuilt in 1886; a poncelet waterwheel was installed but has now been dismantled. Mill closed in 1958 and now used as a store (nmr citing chitty).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24877.

Des=os map/1:10,560/(1970).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24878.

Osa=sx99sw16.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24879.

Des=os 6"(1932)80nw.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24880.

Dro=2065m/t2.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24881.

Weddell, p. J. /an archaeological assessment of sww pynes to dunsford hill(exeter)water main/(1991)3/(emafu report 91.61).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24882.

Reed, s. J. + turton, s. D. /archaeological recording on the sww pynes to dunsford hill(exeter)water main/(1992)3/(emafu report 92.17).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24883.

Dro=2065m/e3/40.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24884.

Collings, a. G. /an archaeological assessment of the proposed dcc exwick relief road/(1994)5/(emafu report 94.28).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV24885.

Chitty, m. /industrial archaeology of exeter/(1974)30.


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

Building marked as 'Exwick Mills (Corn) on Site of St. Andrew's Priory Mills'.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV22836Migrated Record:
SDV24873Migrated Record: 1932.
SDV24874Migrated Record: SEE DRO.
SDV24876Migrated Record: NMR CITING CHITTY.
SDV24877Migrated Record:
SDV24878Migrated Record:
SDV24879Migrated Record:
SDV24880Migrated Record:
SDV24881Migrated Record:
SDV24882Migrated Record:
SDV24883Migrated Record:
SDV24884Migrated Record:
SDV24885Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82121 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV56327Related to: Enclosure to the west of Hamlyns (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 11 2016 9:04AM