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HER Number:MDV21132
Name:Corn Mill north of Aveton Gifford


Corn Mill shown on 19th century map on the north side of Aveton Gifford. Named as Town Mills.


Grid Reference:SX 693 477
Map Sheet:SX64NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAveton Gifford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishAVETON GIFFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX64NE/39

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CORN MILL (Built, XVII to XIX - 1601 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Pim, R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV143952.

Possibly pim's 'homefield' mill, ngr sx694477 (pim).

1954, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV172635.

Town mill. 'cornmill' shown on os 6" (1907) but not on os 6" (1954) (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV172639.

Des=dcc/survey of watermills in devon/(1974)gazetteer.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV172640.

Des=os 6" (1907) sheet 132nw.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV172641.

Pim, r. /kingsbridge history society recorder/9(1993)13/water power in the south hams/in smr.

DCC MILLS SURVEY, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV178159.

Estimated -/-/1973 (anon) axle tree, pitwheel, and a millstone can still be seen.19th century (dcc mills survey).

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

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

Probably bodman's 'aveton mill' ngr sx69364773 (bodman).

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 22 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Listed as Town Mills.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143952Migrated Record: Pim, R..
SDV172635Migrated Record: 1954.
SDV172639Migrated Record:
SDV172640Migrated Record:
SDV172641Migrated Record:
SDV178159Migrated Record: DCC MILLS SURVEY.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83003 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2019 3:46PM