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HER Number:MDV19881
Name:Efford Mill


Site of Efford Mill shown on 19th century map


Grid Reference:SX 570 531
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrixton
Civil ParishYealmpton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishYEALMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55SE/38

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (Unknown date)

Full description

Griffiths, D. M., Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV340595.

Efford Mills may have been the Manorial Mills.

Unknown, Z7/Box29 (Record Office Collection). SDV340594.

There are documentary references to mills at Efford in 1696 and 1694. Further documentary references are made to the "grist and corne mills commonly known as Lynham Mills" (in 1656), and to the Manor Mills and the Mill Tenement (in 1693 + 1695). Efford at this time belonged to the manor of Lineham.

Unknown, 1843, Yealmpton (Cartographic). SDV340593.

Efford Mill. A number of buildings called Efford Mill are shown on 19th century map and seem to be served by a leat running from SX57025350 to SX56985292.

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

Mill buildings not shown on 19th century map although the leat appears to run north to south.

Griffiths, D.M., 1982, Mill (Worksheet). SDV358362.

Exeter Archaeology, 2000, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed New Settlement Site, Brixton, South Hams, 15 (Report - Assessment). SDV324147.

Scott Wilson, 2006, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement, Site 66 (Report - Assessment). SDV340472.

Jack, S. + Steadman, S., 2007, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage, Figure 9.2 (Report - Assessment). SDV340474.

Other details: Site 66.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324147Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2000. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed New Settlement Site, Brixton, South Hams. Exeter Archaeology Report. 00.69. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340472Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2006. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement. Scott Wilson Report. D108531. A4 Stapled + Digital. Site 66.
SDV340474Report - Assessment: Jack, S. + Steadman, S.. 2007. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage. Scott Wilson Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. Figure 9.2.
SDV340593Cartographic: Unknown. 1843. Yealmpton. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV340594Record Office Collection: Unknown. Z7/Box29. Unknown. Unknown.
SDV340595Personal Comment: Griffiths, D. M..
SDV358362Worksheet: Griffiths, D.M.. 1982. Mill. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV19879Related to: MILL in the Parish of Yealmpton (Monument)
MDV20334Related to: POND in the Parish of Yealmpton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4380 - Assessment for Sherford New Community

Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2019 12:30PM