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HER Number:MDV21283
Name:Lumburn Mill, Gulworthy


No longer extant, this mill is shown on the Bedford Estate map of 1768.


Grid Reference:SX 459 730
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/107

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CORN MILL (Constructed, XVIII - 1751 AD to 1768 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

’corn mill’ at lumborn shown on os 25” (1880s) map as two large squarish buildings and several small buildings around two yards with a leat to the north (os).

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

Vis=estimated -/-/1973 (anon) 19th century gristmill (dcc mills survey).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV247923.

Lumburn mill.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV247927.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV247928.

Bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)30.10/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV247929.

Des=bodman, m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)225/interim draft report in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV247930.

Des=os 25” (1880s).

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

Described in 1971 as an old corn mill which was damaged by fire in 1964 when the waterwheel and machinery were intact (bodman).

Waterhouse, R., 2017, The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology, 338, 343 fig 10.35, 10.39 (Monograph). SDV361789.

Lumburn Mill is shown on the Bedford Estate map of 1768 with 19th additions. After Newton Mills to the north was abandoned, the leat continued to serve Lumburn Mills, which survive at the road junction of Newton lane and the A390.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV178159Migrated Record: DCC MILLS SURVEY.
SDV247923Migrated Record:
SDV247927Migrated Record:
SDV247928Migrated Record:
SDV247929Migrated Record:
SDV247930Migrated Record:
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV361789Monograph: Waterhouse, R.. 2017. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. Paperback Volume. 338, 343 fig 10.35, 10.39.

Associated Monuments

MDV18721Related to: Mill Hill Cut Canal Branch to Millhill Quarry (Monument)
MDV124529Related to: Newton Mills, Gulworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 10 2019 2:51PM