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HER Number:MDV21152
Name:Daws Mill or Town Mill, Ashburton

Summary

Site of Daws Mill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 700
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/66

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Built, XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Mill buildings visible on the Tithe Map.


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

'Corn Mill' depicted on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey map, comprising an L-shaped range of buildings, running parallel with the River Ashburn and a possible leat running to the mill on a roughly north-south alignment.


Satterly, J., 1952, Memories of Ashburton in late Victorian Days, 34, 35 (Article in Serial). SDV315139.

Daw's Mill or Town Mill or Mill Meadow.


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

Site visit 1973 (estimated). Three storey 17th century limewashed building of stone, with later alterations. Present use as a store.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV315139Article in Serial: Satterly, J.. 1952. Memories of Ashburton in late Victorian Days. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 84. Unknown. 34, 35.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83010 ]
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV83967Report - Survey: Devon County Council. 1974. Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer. Devon County Council Report. Unknown. A4 Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 22 2014 9:39AM