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HER Number:MDV1900
Name:CORN MILL in the Parish of Dunkeswell


Dunkeswell abbey, the abbey mill (rowe).


Grid Reference:ST 142 104
Map Sheet:ST11SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunkeswell
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNKESWELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST11SW/11

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CORN MILL (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110821.

Brooking rowe, j. /tda/9(1877)389/the cistercian houses of devon part 5.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110822.

Phillips, m. C. + wilson, r. E. /dcnq/33(1974-1977)14,127/water mills in east devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110823.

Bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)6, no 37/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110824.

Os 25" (1880s).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV110825.

Des=bodman,m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)38/interim draft report in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

'abbey mill' shown on os 25" (1880s) map as a group of buildings around a rectangular yard with a well to the southwest (os).

ROWE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV16367.

Dunkeswell abbey, the abbey mill (rowe).

Phillips, M. C. + Wilson, R. E., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37856.

The earliest reference to a fulling mill in devon was to one at dunkeswell in 1238. It was probably associated with the local abbey. The abbey mill continued working until 1926 (phillips + wilson).

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

Described in 1806 as consisting of a farmhouse, barton and water grist mill (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV110821Migrated Record:
SDV110822Migrated Record:
SDV110823Migrated Record:
SDV110824Migrated Record:
SDV110825Migrated Record:
SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV16367Migrated Record: ROWE.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV37856Migrated Record: Phillips, M. C. + Wilson, R. E..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM