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HER Number:MDV19779
Name:Palace Mill, Chudleigh


Palace mill.


Grid Reference:SX 286 078
Map Sheet:SX20NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChudleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishCHUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/89

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

'palace mill (corn)' shown on os 25" (1880s) map as a large t-shaped building to the northwest of 'kate brook' with a leat to the northeast (os).

PARKER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV20121.

Snell refers to the bishop's flour mill: "it is only a few years since the ancient flour mill was pulled down and a new house built on the site". This is believed to have been at palace mill farm (parker).

SPAB, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244259.

Vis=-/-/1971 (spab) mill incomplete. 'palace mill farm' shown on os 6" 1963.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296206.

Palace mill.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296212.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296213.

Doe/hhr:newton abbot rd/(1952)34.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296214.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296215.

Parker, r. /archaeological recording at palace farm, chudleigh/(1999)/(ea report 99.54).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296216.

Snell, w. W. /the history of chudleigh/(1875)/(revised edn of jones, 1852).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296217.

Bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)38.10/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296218.

Des=bodman,m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)287-288/interim draft report in smr.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV327407.

Pre 1952 (doe) the wheel remains.

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

'palace' or 'place' grist mill was mentioned in 1794 and in 1859 it consisted of a house, mill, barn, stable, outhouses, garden and four small orchards. In 1989 the converted 'palace mill', 'the granary' and 'millhouse' were sold as residential units (bodman).

Parker, R. + Allan, J. + Fletcher, M. + Higham, R. + Laithwaite, M., 2006, The Bishop's Palace at Chudleigh, 200 (Article in Serial). SDV338151.

The mill was apparently demolished in the mid-late 19th century and a new house built on the site.

Bodman, M., 2015, Mills on the Teign. A gazetteer of water-powered sites on the Teign and Bovey and their tributaries, 93 (Monograph). SDV360401.

Wheel from Palace Mill now at Water, Manaton.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV20121Migrated Record: PARKER.
SDV244259Migrated Record: SPAB.
SDV296206Migrated Record:
SDV296212Migrated Record:
SDV296213Migrated Record:
SDV296214Migrated Record:
SDV296215Migrated Record:
SDV296216Migrated Record:
SDV296217Migrated Record:
SDV296218Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV327407Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV338151Article in Serial: Parker, R. + Allan, J. + Fletcher, M. + Higham, R. + Laithwaite, M.. 2006. The Bishop's Palace at Chudleigh. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 64. Paperback Volume. 200.
SDV360401Monograph: Bodman, M.. 2015. Mills on the Teign. A gazetteer of water-powered sites on the Teign and Bovey and their tributaries. Mills on the Teign. A gazetteer of water-powered sites on the Teign and Bovey and their tributaries. Paperback Volume. 93.

Associated Monuments

MDV8979Related to: Bishop's Palace, Chudleigh (Building)
MDV65936Related to: Chudleigh Bridge Mills (Monument)
MDV69000Related to: LEAT in the Parish of Chudleigh (Monument)
MDV19776Related to: MILL in the Parish of Chudleigh (Monument)
MDV9017Related to: MILL in the Parish of Chudleigh (Monument)
MDV103768Related to: Water Mill, Manaton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4200 - Archaeological Projects at the Bishops Palace at Chudleigh

Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2024 3:47PM