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HER Number:MDV21295
Name:Huckworthy Mill House


Huckworthy Bridge Mill House. The Mill dates to at least the early 19th century and was in use until around the mid 20th century. The waterwheel had been removed and wheelpit filled in by the late 1960s.


Grid Reference:SX 531 705
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/66

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (XVIII to XX - 1800 AD to 1960 AD (Between))

Full description

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

"Corn Mill" depicted on the late 19th century map.

Harris, H., 1968, Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor, pg 225 (Monograph). SDV149229.

Huckworthy Mill has recently been modernised. The wheel is gone and the wheel pit filled in. A water-wheel still in position in the village formerly served a wheelwrights shop.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 32.85 In SMR (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Huckworthy Bridge Mill.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149229Monograph: Harris, H.. 1968. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. pg 225.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 32.85 In SMR.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83066 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV76862Related to: Huckworthy Mill farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV80536Related to: Huckworthy Mill Leat (Monument)
MDV102610Related to: Weir at head of leat to Huckworthy Mill, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 27 2016 3:50PM