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HER Number:MDV21334
Name:Colleton Mill


Colleton Mill shown on 19th century map & converted to an antique business in 1986


Grid Reference:SS 664 156
Map Sheet:SS61NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChulmleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHULMLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Colleton Leat, Weir and Bridge, 19th century or earlier.

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61NE/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Colleton Mill (Corn)' is shown on 19th century map as an extensive range of buildings on a triangular plot between the railway and two roads. The mill was supplied by water from 'Ford Brook' from the east and a 'Mill Leat' from a weir on the 'River Taw' at SS66381432.

Department of Environment, 1964, South Molton Rural District, 23 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV320155.

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

Colleton Mills visited cica 1973. ?18th century mill. Building of rubble and cob with thatched roof and end brick stacks. Two storeys.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 35 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: No 115.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 240 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

Large 19th century stone buildings with dressed stone voussoirs converted in 1986 to an antique business. The wheel has been removed from the south side of the building.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 35.
SDV320155List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1964. South Molton Rural District. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 23.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 240.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV83967Report - Survey: Devon County Council. 1974. Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer. Devon County Council Report. Unknown. A4 Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV68369Related to: Colleton Mill Farm, Chulmleigh (Building)
MDV68372Related to: Colleton Mill Leat (Monument)
MDV68370Related to: Colleton Mills Cottage (Building)
MDV68371Related to: Colleton Mills Granary (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2006 10:02AM