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HER Number:MDV21145
Name:Garden Mill, Kingsbridge

Summary

Building of stone with sash windows and a slate roof. Waterwheel possibly a replica.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 739 439
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsbridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST ALVINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74SW/60

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Garden Mill (Corn)' shown, with a long narrow millpond to the east.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Garden Mill (Corn)' shown.


Devon County Council, 1974, Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer (Report - Survey). SDV83967.

Site visited during 1973: building of stone with sash windows and slate roof. Gristmill.


Pim, R., 1993, Water Power in the South Hams, 12 (Article in Serial). SDV141019.


Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 19 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: No 30.


Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 160 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

The working waterwheel appears to be a replica. May have originated as 'Garston Mill' and was earlier used for fulling cloth.


Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV141019Article in Serial: Pim, R.. 1993. Water Power in the South Hams. Kingsbridge History Society Recorder. 9. Unknown. 12.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 19.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 160.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83007 ]
SDV83967Report - Survey: Devon County Council. 1974. Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer. Devon County Council Report. Unknown. A4 Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV68904Related to: Mill Pond at Garden Mill, Kingsbridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 17 2012 9:37AM